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5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00 (1 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: James Clavell Narrator: Ralph Lister Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Asian Saga Release Date:
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A bold English adventurer; an invincible Japanese warlord; a beautiful woman torn between two ways of life, two ways of love—all brought together in an extraordinary saga of a time and a place aflame with conflict, passion, ambition, lust, and the struggle for power.

James Clavell’s Shogun is a modern classic, a masterpiece of historical fiction that will continue to endure for decades to come.

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Quotes & Awards

  • Shōgun is irresistible…I can’t remember when a novel has seized my mind like this one. Perhaps it was the author’s Hong Kong novel Tai-Pan…James Clavell breathes narrative. It’s almost impossible not to continue to read Shōgun once having opened it. Yet it’s not only something that you read—you live it…People, customs, settings, needs, and desires all become so enveloping you forget who and where you are.”

    New York Times Book Review

  • “Adventure and action, the suspense of danger, shocking, touching human relationships…a climactic human story.”

    Los Angeles Times

  • “One of those books that blots up vacations and imperils marriages because it simply will not let the reader go.”

    Washington Post

  • “A colossal work in every way…a huge panorama…but you won’t want it shorter by one sentence.”


  • “Exciting, totally absorbing…be prepared for late nights, meals untasted, business unattended.”

    Philadelphia Inquirer

  • “Superbly crafted…grips the reader like a riptide…gets the juices flowing!”

    Washington Star

  • “A tale surging with action, intrigue and love…a huge cast…vast and dramatic…stunning…savage…beautiful…an extraordinary performance.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Adventure, intrigue, love…death, bloodshed, and sex…Reader, you’ll love it!”

    Library Journal

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