Title: Resistance At Forty-Eight
Publisher: Hokuseido Press
Publication Date: 1960
Book Condition: Very Good. No Dustjacket
Edition: 1st Edition.
Tokyo. 1960. Hokuseido Press. 1st Edition. Very Good. No Dustjacket. 39. 343 pages. hardcover. Inscribed by The Translator. keywords:. inventory # 36957. FROM THE PUBLISHER - RESISTANCE AT FORTY-EIGHT is a novel by veteran Japanese writer Ishikawa Tatuzo and first published serially in the national newspaper, YOMIURI from November 1955 to April 1956. The book portrays a white-collar worker’s struggles with his own marginalization. Nishimura Kotaro, having served for two dozen years as a minor executive in a Tokyo insurance company, hungers for an escape from his conventional daily routine. Just once he wants to fulfill his vision of kaisho, or virility, by having an affair with a younger woman. He confronts however a decline in his vigour and resulting heartbreak before realizing that he must begin to try to accept his place in the universe graciously. Bookseller Inventory # 36957
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