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The Tale of Genji (Dover Thrift Editions)

The Tale of Genji (Dover Thrift Editions)
Author: Lady Murasaki
ISBN 13: 9780486414157
ISBN 10: 486414159
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: 2000-08-24
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
List Price: $4.50

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.