Gai-JinDe (autor) James Clavell
en Limba Engleză Carte Paperback – 30 Apr 2009
The heir to the magnificent English trading company, the Noble House...the direct descendant of the first Toranaga Shogun battling to usher his country into the modern age...a beautiful young French woman forever torn between ambition and desire...Their lives intertwine in an exotic land newly open to foreigners, gai-jin, torn apart by greed, idealism, and terrorism. Their passions mingle with monarchs and diplomats, assassins, courtesans and spies. Their fates collide in James Clavell's latest masterpiece set in nineteenth-century Japan-an unforgettable epic seething with betrayal and secrets, brutality and heroism, love and forbidden passions....
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