The Tale of Genji

The Tale of Genji

Book - 1992
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The classical novel of court life in tenth and eleventh-century Japan centers on the life and loves of a nobleman known as the shining Genji, son of an emperor, and those of Kaoru, grandson of Genji's best friend.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Knopf, 1992.
ISBN: 9780679417385
0679417389
Branch Call Number: FIC MURASAKI, SHIKIBU
Characteristics: xxv, 1184 pages ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Seidensticker, Edward 1921-2007.

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Mar 15, 2010

This 1100+-page novel about Royal Japanese life, 1000+ years ago, was a fascinating read. Chronological, characters and translation of Japanese terms as well as diagrams helped. As the novel is based upon Lady Murasaki life, I first read and recommend: "Diary of Lady Murasaki". Enjoy!

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