Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Citadel in Spring: A Novel of Youth Spent at War” as Want to Read:
Citadel in Spring: A Novel of Youth Spent at War
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Citadel in Spring: A Novel of Youth Spent at War

by
3.17  ·  Rating details ·  6 ratings  ·  1 review
Published in Japanese in 1949, Citadel in Spring is, at its heart, an autobiographical novel of the author's life from university through induction into the Imperial Japan Navy , assignment to intelligence service in China, and Japan's final defeat. In addition to details of actual code-breaking activities, it also paints grimly honest pictures of some of the fiercest nava ...more
Kindle Edition, 254 pages
Published March 25th 2013 by Kurodahan Press
More Details... Edit Details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Citadel in Spring, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Citadel in Spring

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-8
Average rating 3.17  · 
Rating details
 ·  6 ratings  ·  1 review


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Start your review of Citadel in Spring: A Novel of Youth Spent at War
Chris Bull
Sep 11, 2017 rated it really liked it
How the other half fought
Koji, the author, as a Japanese is drawn into the War. He tries to keep his head down, but ordinary life and death have their way with him. This is a typical tale of the time and he is not gung-ho. Far from it.
Nancy
rated it really liked it
Jan 30, 2015
vingtras
rated it liked it
Dec 17, 2018
Emily
rated it it was ok
Oct 23, 2014
Yuko
rated it really liked it
Sep 13, 2017
Letty
rated it it was ok
Mar 08, 2015
Paige
marked it as to-read
Oct 25, 2017
Ryan
marked it as to-read
May 25, 2019
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

News & Interviews

  It's been a great summer for book clubs on Goodreads. There's nothing better than talking about books—members have been devouring...
34 likes · 15 comments