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The Forty-Seven Ronin Storyby John Allyn
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47 Ronin Story is the classic Japanese story of Lord Asano of Ako and one of the bloodiest vendettas in Japan's feudal history. In a shocking clash between the warriors and the merchant class of seventeenth century Japan, there emerged the most unlikely set of heroes--the forty-seven ronin, or ex-samurai, of Ako.
This is the famous historical account of the mass seppuku (disembowelment) of the 47 ronin, or masterless samurai, shortly after the turn of the 18th century.
Loyalty, revenge and swordplay—the classic Japanese tale of the 47 ronin retold for a new audience
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