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Genkaku: The Translated Journal of a Foot Soldier Deon de Jongh

Genkaku: The Translated Journal of a Foot Soldier

Deon de Jongh

Published April 21st 2003
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Kindle Edition
64 pages
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This is not a story about a noble leader, famous samurai, or acclaimed artist of note. This is the journal entry and life account of an ordinary man, born into poverty and raised in a town called Toyama, during feudal 16th century Japan. In hisMoreThis is not a story about a noble leader, famous samurai, or acclaimed artist of note. This is the journal entry and life account of an ordinary man, born into poverty and raised in a town called Toyama, during feudal 16th century Japan. In his youth, he discovers a life altering family secret that sends him on a perilous journey, on which he endures extraordinary circumstances and faces numerous adversities. This will be an epic adventure that takes you into the mind and reality of a man called Namida Uta, describing his life with vivid and realistic recollection. He will depict the various stages of his life by using the synergy of the sun movements during a full day, resembling the major events in his life that brought about his manhood. In the moment of truth, Namida questions the existence of his past as a Genkaku, meaning Hallucination.