Wonderful Fool: A Novel

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In this book, Gaston Bonaparte, ironically a descendant of Napoleon, arrives in Tokyo as the guest of a typically middle-class, materialistic Japanese family. Gas, however, is irresistibly drawn to victims, to the downtrodden in Japanese society and he nourishes them with compassion.

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Endo's masterly novel that has been compared to Dostoevsky's The Idiot. 'Everything I have read of Endo's is memorable. He never disappoints.' - Anthony Thwaite

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'Endo to my mind is one of the finest living novelists.' -- Graham Greene

'The Japanese writer who appeals most to an audience outside Japan. Everything I have read of Endo's is memorable. He never disappoints.' -- Anthony Thwaites

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