Silence By Shusaku Endo
- Narrated by: David Holt
- Series: Endo’s Shogun Novels
- Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
- Release date: 12-28-08
Silence AudioBook Summary
Recipient of the 1966 Tanizaki Prize, it has been called Endo’s supreme achievement” and “one of the twentieth century’s finest novels”.
Considered controversial ever since its first publication, it tackles the thorniest religious issues of belief and faith head on.
A novel of historical fiction, it is the story of a Jesuit missionary sent to seventeenth century Japan, who endured persecution that followed the defeat of the Shimabara Rebellion.