53% done with Silence

Now this is an interesting trick: Endō changes the point of view from letters written in the first person to a third person limited (Rodrigues’ POV). I almost didn’t even notice at first, but it makes sense now that he’s questioning God’s silence at every turn.

Rodrigues does seem to take some prideful comfort in comparing his situation to Christ, but I get the feeling this won’t last.

The imagery is incredible