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The Tale of Genji

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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, ... Show synopsis

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AlexHoward

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by AlexHoward on Nov 1, 2007

Despite its being about one-third the size of the full text, this abridged version is still right on the money. Nothing culturally is lost in the version and the reading of it has made it more accessible to the reader who wants to get an accurate picture of the times and people. Too little is known of Asian cultures, especially of this period, and the availability of the text bridges our cultural gap.

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