The Epic Novel of the Birth of Modern JapanBook - 2009
"The heir to the magnificent English trading company, the Noble House ... the direct descendant of the first Toranaga Shōgun battling to usher his country into the modern age ... a beautiful young Frenchwoman forever torn between ambition and desire ... Their lives intertwine in an exotic land newly open to foreigners, gai-jin, torn apart by greed, idealism, and terrorism. Their passions mingle with monarchs and diplomats, assassins, courtesans, and spies. Their fates collide in James Clavell's latest masterpiece set in nineteenth-century Japan--an unforgettable epic seething with betrayal and secrets, brutality and heroism, love and forbidden passions. . . ."--Page 4 of cover.
Publisher: New York : Delta Trade Paperbacks, 2009
Characteristics: 1092 pages : map ; 23 cm