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Shōgun - James Clavell
Shōgun
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A bold English adventurer. An invincible Japanese warlord. A beautiful woman torn between two ways of life, two ways of love. All brought together in an extraordinary saga of a time and a place aflame with conflict, passion, ambition, lust, and the struggle for power...
A bold English adventurer. An invincible Japanese warlord. A beautiful woman torn between two ways of life, two ways of love. All brought together in an extraordinary saga of a time and a place aflame with conflict, passion, ambition, lust, and the struggle for power...
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780440178002 (0440178002)
ASIN: 440178002
Publisher: BantamDell
Pages no: 1152
Edition language: English
Series: Asian Saga (#5)
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Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
4.0 Shogun
It wasn't far into the book before I knew I wouldn't, couldn't stop despite the novel's intimidating length of over a thousand pages. What grabbed me was the conflict here between East and West--and Clavell picked a perfect time period to highlight those differences, at the dawn of the Tokugawa Shog...
Yona's Book World
Yona's Book World rated it
5.0
I'll sum up my review here in the combined edition. It's more than 1200 pages long and it's not long enough. This book can be described with only one word - amazing. The first page sucks you in and keep you in the edge till the end. You never know what will happen next and what awaits in the next co...
e_bookpushers
e_bookpushers rated it
I need to re-read this again :).
Sanne
Sanne rated it
1.0 Shogun: A Novel of Japan (James Clavell)
I quit after a 100 pages. The novel starts on a ship full of Dutch sailors speaking German. It goes downhill from there.This author needed an editor. Badly. He lets boring dialogue go on for pages, in which characters keep on saying the same thing. loose interpretation of 4+ pages of nonsense conver...
nouveau
nouveau rated it
5.0 Shogun
this brilliant 1975 'airport novel' launched a thousand East Asian studies majors, and the career of James Clavell at once. the unification of Japan in 1600 under the general Tokugawa becomes the historical backdrop for a brilliant realized, brilliantly detailed, and emotionally-evocative work, in w...
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