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A novel which serves as a vivid portrait of life in eleventh century Japan, and which centres around the life and work of the author of "The Tale Of Genji", regarded by some scholars as the first novel ever written. "...not just a remarkable scholar of Japan - she is a keen storyteller", Arthur Golden, author of "Memoirs Of A Geisha".

Synopsis:

Arguably the world's first novelist, Murasaki Shikibu wrote "The Tale of Genji" in the 11th century. Liza Dalby's novel is based on existing fragments of Murasaki's diary and poems and is a fictional account of Japan's most famous female writer.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780099284642
Author:
DALBY, LIZA
Publisher:
Vintage/Ebury (a Division of Random
Author:
Dalby, L.
Location:
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Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
NEW ED
Publication Date:
20010201
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
198 x 130 in.

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The Tale of Murasaki
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Product details 448 pages Vintage/Ebury (a Division of Random House Gro - English 9780099284642 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Arguably the world's first novelist, Murasaki Shikibu wrote "The Tale of Genji" in the 11th century. Liza Dalby's novel is based on existing fragments of Murasaki's diary and poems and is a fictional account of Japan's most famous female writer.
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