Shogun by James Clavell

Set in the 17th century, this novel follows an English sailor who becomes a samurai in feudal Japan. The protagonist, shipwrecked and stranded in a foreign land, must navigate the complex political and cultural landscape of the time, filled with war, intrigue, honor, and love. The story is rich in historical detail, providing a vivid depiction of Japanese society during the Tokugawa Shogunate era.

The 786th greatest book of all time


Published
1975
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
800-1200
Words
431,000
Original Language
English

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