OUR KING LEAR
Summary of this novel.
This novel is to express“What is the important heart that is included in an abstract word,love ?”and "Which route of journey should we humans take to reach to the true happy world where there will be no bullying, no conflicts and no wars?”.
The heroine Michiko and the hero Shouichi grow up their young age at a country town Tanushimaru,Kyushu,Japan. They learn what is the true love through playing the drama "King Lear”, played in the graduation memorial show at elementary school and have some faint feelings of their first love. After graduation from the elementary school, Michiko thinks about what is essentials of the true love and speaks it out at an English speech contest of junior high school. She expresses her thought,"True love is the heart to sincerely wish other people's happiness and to conquer her own egoism in order to bring the true happy world.” She is awarded the best prize of the contest. Shouichi is moved very much by her thought and swears to keep it in his deepest mind.
Michiko and Shouichi respectively go through their stormy lives. Finally, they get together and married. They live happy life with prayer for bringing a peaceful and happy world with no bullying, no conflicts and no wars forever.