The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell

The Dutchman in Dejima – The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell

The book trailer shows us a ship sailing slowly over the specious seas of The Land of a Thousand Autumns. Seagulls fly over the sea foam eternally reaching for a kiss on the clouds’ cheeks. The clouds languidly move aside to unveil the quaint island of Dejima, the sole gateway between Europe and Japan. The little community of European traders and interpreters, spies and servants, is the anchor of this novel. This,…