Shogun : A Novel of Japan - A bold English adventuer. An invincible Japanese warlord. A beautiful woman torn between two ways of life, two ways of love. All brought together in a mighty saga of a time and place aflame with conflict, passion, ambition, lust and the struggle for power. "Superbly crafted...grips the reader like a riptide...gets the juices flowing!" -- "Washington Star." "Exciting, totally absorbing...be prepared for late nights, meals unlasting, buisness unattended..." -- "Philadelphia Inquirer." "Adventure and action, the suspense of danger, shocking, touching human relationships...a climactic human story." -- "Los Angeles Times."
James Clavell, who died in 1994, was a screenwriter, director, producer, and novelist born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Although he wrote the screenplays for a number of acclaimed films, including The Fly (1958), The Great Escape (1963), and To Sir With Love (1967), he is best known for his epic novels in his Asian Saga.show more