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The Tale of Genji
     

The Tale of Genji

by Yoshitaka Amano, Various (Illustrator)
 

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Yoshitaka Amano has been praised around the world for his lush watercolors and evocative work dealing with myth and legend. In The Tale of Genji Mr. Amano brings his considerable talent to retelling one of the most famous of Japanese myths: written by Murasaki Shikibu shortly after 1000 AD and considered by most scholars to be the first novel ever

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Yoshitaka Amano has been praised around the world for his lush watercolors and evocative work dealing with myth and legend. In The Tale of Genji Mr. Amano brings his considerable talent to retelling one of the most famous of Japanese myths: written by Murasaki Shikibu shortly after 1000 AD and considered by most scholars to be the first novel ever written, The Tale of Genji is the story of the romantic adventures of Genji, the amazingly handsome prince and his many romantic conquests. Told through stunning paintings, Mr. Amano brings this classic story to life for a new generation.

• As one of the most respected stories of all time, The Tale of Genji holds a worldwide place of honor among lovers of myth and legend.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781595820631
Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Publication date:
08/09/2006
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.90(h) x 0.46(d)

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