RE: Bookclub: The discussion of The Gift of Rain
(01 Aug 2011 05:50 PM)Susanne Wrote: There is no doubt Endo-San used Philip in his goal, but did he cold-heartedly set out to do so or did he truly believe that this was the chosen path?That really does get to the core of Endo. I'm not sure - possibly he has elements of both. His duty to his father leads him to serve the Emperor which then places an additional level of duty on him and it all becomes entangled with his re-enactment of his life with Phillip.
Hope you enjoyed your dinner, Susanne. I realise I may have "overfed" you here!