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The Silent Cry

(1967)
A novel by

 
 
Two brothers, Takashi and Mitsu, return from Tokyo to the village of their childhood. The selling of their family home leads them to a confrontation with their family history. Their attempt to escape the influence of the city ends in failure as they realize that its tentacles extend to everything in the countryside, including their relationship.

Genre: Literary Fiction

Praise for this book

"A touch of Dostoevsky." - Henry Miller


Used availability for Kenzaburo Oe's The Silent Cry

Hardback Editions

December 1994 : Hardback
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Title: Silent Cry
Author(s): Kensaburo Oe, Kenzaburo Oe, S Shaw
ISBN: 4770004508 / 978-4770004505
Publisher: Kodansha International (JPN)
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January 1978 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Silent Cry
Author(s): Kenzaburo Oe
ISBN: 0-87011-232-5 / 978-0-87011-232-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kodansha America, Inc
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Paperback Editions

November 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Silent Cry
Author(s): Kenzaburo Oe
ISBN: 0-8021-2478-X / 978-0-8021-2478-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Press
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June 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Silent Cry (Serpent's Tail Classics)
Author(s): Kenzaburo Oe
ISBN: 1-78125-565-2 / 978-1-78125-565-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Serpent's Tail
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September 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Silent Cry (Serpent's Tail Classics)
Author(s): Kenzaburo Oe
ISBN: 1-84668-807-8 / 978-1-84668-807-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Serpent's Tail
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May 1998 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Silent Cry (Five Star Fiction)
Author(s): Kenzaburo Oe
ISBN: 1-85242-602-0 / 978-1-85242-602-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Serpent's Tail
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May 1988 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Silent Cry
Author(s): Kenzaburo Oe
ISBN: 1-85242-121-5 / 978-1-85242-121-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Serpent's Tail
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November 1994 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Silent Cry
Author(s): The Silent Cry Edition: first
ISBN: 0-87011-466-2 / 978-0-87011-466-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kodansha America Inc
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July 1994 : Paperback
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Title: The Silent Cry: A Novel (Japanese for Busy People)
Author(s): Kenzaburo Oe
ISBN: 4770019653 / 978-4770019653
Publisher: Kodansha International Ltd
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Kindle Editions

September 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Silent Cry
Author(s): Kenzaburo Oe
Publisher: Grove Press
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September 2011 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Silent Cry (Serpent's Tail Classics)
Author(s): Kenzaburo Oe
Publisher: Serpent's Tail
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU