Shogun - James Clavell (Paperback)

The First Novel of the Asian saga

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James Clavell's most famous and best-loved novel repackaged for a new generation
This is James Clavell's tour-de-force; an epic saga of one Pilot-Major John Blackthorne, and his integration into the struggles and strife of feudal Japan. Both entertaining and incisive, SHOGUN is a stunningly dramatic re-creation of a very different world.

Starting with his shipwreck on this most alien of shores, the novel charts Blackthorne's rise from the status of reviled foreigner up to the heights of trusted advisor and eventually, Samurai. All as civil war looms over the fragile country.

Product Details

Barcode
9780340766163
Department
Books
Released
2 Dec 1999
Supply Source
UK

Book

Author
James Clavell
Subtitle
The First Novel of the Asian Saga
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Series
The Asian Saga
Language
English
Number of Pages
1136
Dimensions
199 x 127 x 51mm (676g)

Annotation

James Clavell's most famous and best-loved novel repackaged for a new generation

Summary

This is James Clavell's tour-de-force; an epic saga of one Pilot-Major John Blackthorne, and his integration into the struggles and strife of feudal Japan. Both entertaining and incisive, SHOGUN is a stunningly dramatic re-creation of a very different world.

Starting with his shipwreck on this most alien of shores, the novel charts Blackthorne's rise from the status of reviled foreigner up to the heights of trusted advisor and eventually, Samurai. All as civil war looms over the fragile country.

Fiction

General Subject
Fiction
BISAC Subject 1
Fiction / Historical
BISAC Subject 2
Fiction / Action & Adventure
BISAC Subject 3
Fiction / General
BISAC Subject 4
Fiction / Sagas
BISAC Subject 5
Fiction / Classics
BIC Classification 1
Historical fiction
Library Subject 1
Shoguns
Library Subject 2
Fiction
Dewey Classification
813.54
Readership
General (US: Trade)