Shogun (Asian Saga)

Shogun (Asian Saga)

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Set in 1600, the first book of the Asian Saga features three main characters: John Blackthorne, a British adventurer who arrives at Japan; Toranaga, a feudal lord with dreams of becoming the Shogun and Lady Mariko, a Catholic convert who falls in love with John, an explosive combination of characters and personalities that ensures lots of adventures. 

What the community says about Shogun (Asian Saga)

  • Rebecca Ray
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "Shogun not only a great read but is part of a saga so you have more books to expand on ."
  • Brian Larson
    Written on March 23, 2018
    "one of the best books of all time everyone and their momma should read it."
  • Brittany Moreno
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "From both this description and the one on the solution I have an interest to read this book. I think because only a vague description was given and just a few choice adventure like details were given it made the story alluring"
  • Devansh Das
    Written on February 15, 2018
    "This book is great if you are into samurais you will get into this book for sure."
  • Patrick Walker
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "This was an epic tale of ancient Japan. I found this book engaging and quite the page turner. I would recommend it to anyone."
  • Betty Zhu
    Written on April 28, 2018
    "What a touching book. I would enjoy this book."
  • Justin Keller
    Written on May 6, 2018
    "As someone in an interracial marriage this book is great! A british man has a romance for a japanese lady. A lot of adventures in this one. "
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  • Jordan Hayes
    Written on March 3, 2018
    "It's more than 1200 pages long and it's not long enough. This book can be described with only one word - amazing. The first page sucks you in and keeps you in the edge till the end. You never know what will happen next and what awaits in the next corner. Shogun showed me a new side of the world, it changed my views on many things, and made me understand just as many things. "
  • Johnny Griffin
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "I found this story really fun. It had just the right amount of action with a gripping story. It painted a good picture of Japan for the time period and the characters were complex."
  • Beverly King
    Written on April 30, 2018
    "Shogun is a long, drawn out series for anyone who is into Asian culture. Takes place in the 1600s and has a lot of history throughout its pages. A true romance series, it has drama, some thrills, and a lot of love and heartbreak. "
  • Mark Holmes
    Written on April 26, 2018
    "Shogun (Asian Saga) is a freaking great book that I think if you have seen that movie with Tom Cruise about becoming a samuri than this should be similar."
  • Carolyn Barrett
    Written on March 11, 2018
    "This is a long book, and it isn't very good actually."
  • Rachel Porter
    Written on February 24, 2018
    "White people love historical Japan. The book is good but the theme of cultures mixing together sends the wrong message."
  • Donna Cooper
    Written on May 1, 2018
    "Shogun is the first entry in the Asian Saga series. It's an expansive story set in the 1600s, making it an excellent choice for those interested in long novels."
  • Jaime Ávalos
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "Though this book is over 800 pages, it is truly a page turner that does not feel that "hefty". It is vivid and compelling and it sweeps you up into its beauty and allure. You get a true feel for the Asian people and customs and the culture itself. I found it to be very moving and I personally consider it to be a masterpiece."
  • Christopher Campbell
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "This book is amazing. I was a little weary of this when I was first recommended to it. With that said i was pleasantly surprised with how great the writing, and the story was so compelling. I would recommend this read. "
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