The Sound Of Waves
‘A work of art…altogether a joyous and lovely thing’ New York Times
Set in a remote fishing village in Japan, The Sound of Waves is a timeless story of first love.
It tells of Shinji, a young fisherman and Hatsue, the beautiful daughter of the wealthiest man in the village. Shinji is entranced at the sight of Hatsue in the twilight on the beach and they fall in love. When the villagers’ gossip threatens to divide them, Shinki must risk his life to prove his worth.
‘A sunny masterpiece’ Los Angeles Times
A sunny masterpiece * Los Angeles Times * A pastoral with ancient Greek overtones * Boston Globe * Of such classic design its action might take place at any point across a thousand years * San Francisco Chronicle * A work of art...altogether a joyous and lovely thing * New York Times *
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