Runaway Horses: The Sea of Fertility, 2

Runaway Horses: The Sea of Fertility, 2

Yukio Mishima


Yukio Mishima’s Runaway Horses is the second one novel in his masterful tetralogy, The Sea of Fertility. back we come across Shigekuni Honda, who narrates this epic story of what he believes are the successive reincarnations of his adolescence pal Kiyoaki Matsugae.
 
In 1932, Shigeuki Honda has turn into a pass judgement on in Osaka.  confident younger rightist innovative, Isao, is the reincarnation of his pal Kiyoaki, Honda commits himself to saving the formative years from an premature dying. Isao, pushed to patriotic fanaticism by means of a father who instilled in him the ethos of the traditional samurai, organizes a violent plot opposed to the recent industrialists who he believes are usurping the Emperor’s rightful energy and perilous the very integrity of the state. Runaway Horses is the chronicle of a conspiracy — a singular concerning the roots and nature of eastern fanaticism within the years that ended in struggle.

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