Translated to Arabic, a novel by the renowned 20th century Japanese author Shusako Endo (1923-1996).
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AIRP, Beirut, 2005
14 x 21 cm
Novel - Selected Translation - Japan
The Sea and Poison (1958) is set largely in a Fukuoka hospital, during World War II, this novel is concerned with lethal vivisections carried out on downed American airmen. It is told from the first-person point of view of one of the doctors and the third-person perspective of his colleagues who cut open, experiment on, and kill the six crew members. This is based in part on a true incident, and was made into a 1986 Japanese movie.