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The Tale of Genji (Penguin Classics)

 
 
 
 
The Tale of Genji (Penguin Classics)
Author: Murasaki Shikibu
ISBN 13: 9780143039495
ISBN 10: 143039490
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: 2006-02-28
Format: Paperback
Pages: 352
List Price: $16.00
 
 

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.