The Epic Novel of the Birth of Modern Japan

Book - 2009
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"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
ISBN: 9780385343275
Characteristics: 1092 pages : map ; 23 cm


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