Musashi: An Epic Novel Of The Samurai Era

by Eiji Yoshikawa

Musashi: An Epic Novel Of The Samurai Era

  • ISBN-13: 9784770019578
  • Author(s): Eiji Yoshikawa
  • Translated by: Charles Terry
  • Subject: Historical fiction|historical fiction
  • Publisher: Kodansha Europe Head Office
  • Imprint: Kodansha USA
  • Publication Date: 01-05-1995
  • Format: h/b

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This work tells of the legendary samurai who was the greatest swordsman of all time. The classic samurai novel about the real exploits of the most famous swordsman. Musashi is a novel in the best tradition of Japanese story telling. It is a living story, subtle and imaginative, teeming with memorable characters, many of them historical. Interweaving themes of unrequited love, misguided revenge, filial piety and absolute dedication to the Way of the Samurai, it depicts vividly a world Westerners know only vaguely.
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This work tells of the legendary samurai who was the greatest swordsman of all time. The classic samurai novel about the real exploits of the most famous swordsman. Musashi is a novel in the best tradition of Japanese story telling. It is a living story, subtle and imaginative, teeming with memorable characters, many of them historical. Interweaving themes of unrequited love, misguided revenge, filial piety and absolute dedication to the Way of the Samurai, it depicts vividly a world Westerners know only vaguely.

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