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Silence was published in 1966 and is often regarded as Endo's finest achievement. It won the Tanizaki prize in Japan the year it was published. Silence tells the story of a young Portuguese priest, sent to Japan in the 1600s when...

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Markus Zusak began his career as a successful writer of young adult fiction, but for his fifth novel, Zusak set out to relate the experiences of his parents growing up during World War II for an adult audience. Zusak has said that much of the...