Shogun (Paperback)

Author: Clavell, James

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For use in schools and libraries only. A narrative of conflicting cultures, loyalties, motivations, and traditions in early seventeenth-century Japan, involving the power-hungry Lord Toranaga, the Lady Mariko, and the ambitious Englishman, Blackthorne.


Publisher Turtleback Books
Mfg Part# 9780613013284
SKU 30840555
Format Paperback
ISBN10 061301328X
Release Date 12/31/2007
Dimensions (in Inches) 7H x 4.5L x 2T
Author Info
James Clavell
Born Charles Edmund DuMaresq de Clavelle, the multi-talented James Clavell wrote many successful screenplays (including THE GREAT ESCAPE and TO SIR WITH LOVE), and was a director and producer, but he was best known for his monumental best-selling novels set in Asia. Among them were KING RAT (1962), based on his own experiences as a prisoner of war in Singapore's Changi prison; SHOGUN (1975); and NOBLE HOUSE (1981). Clavell died of cancer at his home in Switzerland, just short of his 70th birthday.
"Clavell offers a wide-ranging view of feudal Japan at a time of crisis... "Scene after scene is given, conversation after conversation reported, with the point not merely of advancing the narrative (which does somehow grind inexorably forward), but also of imparting to us the peculiar flavor of life in feudal Japan and the unique code of conduct (bushido) which dominated life there and then."
" of those books that blots up vacations and imperils marriages, because it simply will not let the reader go."
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Editors Note A narrative of conflicting cultures, loyalties, motivations, and traditions in early-seventeenth-century Japan, involving the powerful and powerhungry Lord Toranaga, the ambitious Englishman, Blackthorne, and the Lady Mariko, a Catholic convert in love with the barbarian Englishman
First Line The gale tore at him and he felt its bite deep within him and he knew that if they did not make landfall in three days they would all be dead.
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 1152
Publisher Turtleback Books

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