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The Tale of Genji: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

 
 
 
 
The Tale of Genji: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
Author: Murasaki Shikibu
ISBN 13: 9780142437148
ISBN 10: 14243714
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: 2002-11-26
Format: Paperback
Pages: 1216
List Price: $32.00
 
 

One of the world's oldest novels and the greatest single work of Japanese literature, this 11th-century romance offers a vast tapestry of court life, rich in poetry and subtle social, psychological observations.

New York Times - Janice P. Nimura

Royall Tyler's Tale of Genji is an enormous achievement.