By James Clavell
The inheritor to the amazing English buying and selling corporation, the Noble House…the direct descendant of the 1st Toranaga Shogun combating to usher his nation into the modern age…a attractive younger French lady perpetually torn among ambition and desire…Their lives intertwine in an unique land newly open to foreigners, gai-jin, torn aside via 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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