By James Clavell

The inheritor to the remarkable English buying and selling corporation, the Noble House…the direct descendant of the 1st Toranaga Shogun scuffling with to usher his kingdom into the modern age…a attractive younger French girl eternally torn among ambition and desireTheir lives intertwine in an unique land newly open to foreigners, gai-jin, torn aside through greed, idealism, and terrorism. Their passions mingle with monarchs and diplomats, assassins, courtesans and spies. Their fates collide in James Clavell’s most up-to-date masterpiece set in nineteenth-century Japan–an unforgettable epic seething with betrayal and secrets and techniques, brutality and heroism, love and forbidden passions.…

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