Synopses & Reviews
""The Tale of Murasaki" brings vividly to life the fascinating 11th-century world of the creator of Japan's enduring masterpiece, "The Tale of Genji". Liza Dalby is not only a most remarkable scholar of Japan--she is a keen storyteller".--Arthur Golden, author of "Memoirs of a Geisha".
About the Author
Liza Dalby is an anthropologist specializing in Japanese culture. As the only Westerner to have become a geisha, which she did as research for her Ph.D. and her books Geisha and Kimono, she is a consultant for Steven Spielberg's upcoming film adaptation of Arthur Golden's Memoirs of a Geisha. She lives in Berkeley, California, with her husband and three children.