The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet - David Mitchell

The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet

David Mitchell

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Japan, 1799; Jacob de Zoet arrives on Dejima in Nagasaki harbour. For over 150 years this artificial island, manned by the Dutch East India Company, has been the only point of contact between Japan and Europe. The foreign traders are forbidden to leave the island whilst the Japanese may not travel beyond their native land. Yet through the porthole of Dejima the new learnin

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