Written by James Clavell and published by Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc Shogun (The Asian Saga Chronology) is a superbly crafted book with a gripping story. With adventure and action, suspense of unseen dangers, and touching human relationships - you will love reading this climactic human story. The book is absorbing and exciting and you should be ready for late nights or unattended businesses as you will find it hardly to put the book down, till you finish it.
This climactic human story of adventure, action and success is the story of a beautiful Japanese woman - torn between two different ways of life - between the love of a bold English adventurer and an invincible Japanese warlord. Love, passion, conflict, ambition, lust and struggle for power all come together in this book to create a gripping tale that you are surely going to enjoy reading.
A very satisfying read, and also quite popular with readers, Clavell never put a foot wrong in writing it. Along with power, violence and subtlety the book brings in lots more and Shogun is a book that really ensures a wonderful reading. Set in a huge and exotic blood stained canvas of 16th century Japan, which was still then in its mediaeval age it contains rival warlords, proselytizing Jesuits, geishas, seppuku, samurai and a shipwrecked Englishman. Mr. Clavell really tells this story with superb brilliance and turns it into one of the best page turners g our time.
The story is not only irresistible and almost unforgettable and will seize the mind of the reader by creating a world so enveloping that you will forget the time and place you belong to.
Paperback edition of Shogun (The Asian Saga Chronology) is published by Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc., and has an ISBN 10: 0385343248 and an ISBN 13: 9780385343244. Other popular books by the author are - The Children's Story, Gai-Jin, King Rat and THRUMP-O-MOTO.