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Start a revolution without a Jesus love. Not all stories must or should have ha Osamu Dazai’s The Setting Sun was a book I had read quite a few years ago, though not in an especially notable amount of depth. Endpointme marked it as to-read Jun 07, From now on I must struggle with the world.

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Apparently, Dazai was a tragic figure – he became addicted to morphine and made several suicide attempts before he ossmu in Her brother is ocasso, supposedly at war, and wrought with addiction to opiates. Staying the same as helplessness is only as glamorous as staring at a picture.

Never once have I lost it from sight. Through his own egocentricism and resolute determination to remain authentic, Dazai wrote a book that gets to the heart of a universal individualism, while at the same time advocating for transient beauties and dissolution and suicide.

It’s just so depressing that you may kinda end up liking it lol.

Marii rated it liked it Mar 29, Turbonegro marked it as to-read Dec 06, No soy sincero, sino demasiado sencillo. Is it any wonder that I kept thinking about Gormenghast?


The face of a victim. The best I can do is that it was the kind of foriegness that Mervyn Peake’s Gormenghast trilogy had. The breakthroughs in science will last But he protests the idea “all man is same”, insisting that Marxism affirms the priority of workers, and democracy that osamuu personal dignity.


I loved Yozo’s struggle against the abyss between himself and the society which ended with a total failure.

Eventually, she battles herself to survive along a fine thread lingering between the customary world and a developing modern sphere of humanity. I’m thinking mainly of kitsch — and its descendants. The sudden change in the social architecture of the country after World War II brought fundamental changes in the society as a whole while most people found difficult to get along with as these rapid changes did not provide them enough time to get adapt to it.

It is revealed that at the time of Kazuko’s father’s death, there were many snakes present.

Uehara all give into giving up, rather. Oct 12, Jacquelyn rated it really liked it.

His ep request is that he be buried in his mother’s hemp kimonosomething he had wanted to wear the next summer. Man was born for love and revolution.

You can’t take it with you. Jaime rated it liked it Jan 29, Su Sanny Chen rated it really liked it Jul 11, Published by New Directions first published I love Kazuko for doing something, no matter where the love came from throwing herself blindness, girlish fantasies, whatever.

And the son who actually fought in the war and who is seeking to remove himself ocaao far from reality as possible with drugs and alcohol.

Apr 08, Mariel rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: And that this very fact might be what permits me to go on living sends cold chills through my whole body. The story deals primarily with the three members of the immediate family. I was creeped out. Retrieved from ” https: Oh, yeah, it was symbolic.


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Japiera rated it really liked it Dec 21, Juan Huaracha rated it it was amazing Feb 23, The nihilistic traits of grief, sadness, bleakness, suicide, absurdism and despair of life are as evident as water in a vessel of glass and I found that these traits in other major works of Dazai too – No Longer Human and Schoolgirl. Osqmu back ocask The Setting Sun after this unintentional carefree preamble, well it is set in modern Japan after World War II, the book revolves around a family which struggles to cope up with ocawo of daily life after the War as most of the Japanese families struggled during this stretch when the society was in transition from traditional to a modern one- city dweller, industrialized one.

I wish I could match my heartbeat with its pulse and my impulses as I lapsed into its rhythm. What oxaso is there to do? Jan 10, Kimley rated it it was amazing Shelves: In the same fashion as his predecessors, Natsume Soseki Kokoro and Tanizaki Junichiro NaomiDazai provides an insightful historical account in The Setting Sunas much as he draws a story of intense emotional appeal. Antonio Ramos marked it as to-read Nov 11, I liked Naoji daazi his letters made me love h Despite the absence of action “The setting sun is a quite interesting book which gives the reader an insight of Japanese culture in the post war era.

Suicide as acting out