Gai-Jin: The Third Novel of the Asian Saga - The Asian Saga (Paperback)
  • Gai-Jin: The Third Novel of the Asian Saga - The Asian Saga (Paperback)
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Gai-Jin: The Third Novel of the Asian Saga - The Asian Saga (Paperback)

Gai-Jin: The Third Novel of the Asian Saga - The Asian Saga (Paperback)

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Published: 02/12/1999
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'A herculean achievement . . . strong plot and strong characterisation' The Times

It is 1862 and Japan is a land in chaos as the power of the Shogun wanes and the rival factions plan to restore the Emperor. In Yokohama, the gai-jin, the hated foreigners, seek to profit from the chaos. At the head of the Noble House - and heir to the title of Tai-Pan - stands Malcolm Struan, who is determined to become his own man and marry the woman he loves. At the head of the Shogunate party is the Lord Yoshi, a direct descendant of Shogun Toranaga, who shares all of his ancestor's cunning and ambition.

'A passionate portrait of suffering . . . a strange and gripping tale of a nation's deflowerment' Mail on Sunday

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
ISBN: 9780340766170
Number of pages: 1232
Weight: 820 g
Dimensions: 198 x 132 x 60 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

A passionate portrait of suffering ... a strange and gripping tale of a nation's deflowerment - Nicholas Trelawney, Mail on Sunday

A grand historical perspective that makes us feel we're understanding how today's Japan came into being . . . absorbing . . . full of rich characters and complicated action - New York Times

A world of intrigue, violence and betrayal, where the only certainty is that that no-one can be trusted - Daily Telegraph

GAI-JIN is a major read - Chicago Sun-Times

A herculean achievement . . . strong plot and strong characterisation - Peter Guttridge, The Times

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“Gai JinThe”

The last time i read this book was 30 years ago and im still hooked like the first time i read this , its the ultimate page turner and it has not aged, i highly recommend this book .

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