The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet
A NovelBook - 2010
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multcolib_alisonk Jun 22, 2015
History, romance, intrigue and politics combine in this story of a man who falls in love with a woman from a culture vastly different from his own.
From the 17th to the 19th centuries, Japan was closed to foreigners on penalty of death. Its sole point of international trade was an artificial island, Dejima, built in Nagasaki’s harbor. Here begin the adventures of Jacob de Zoet, a young Dutch accountant who finds himself in an unlikely - and ... Read More »
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