The Tale of Genji

The Tale of Genji

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By (author) Yoshitaka Amano, By (artist) Yoshitaka Amano

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  • Publisher: Dark Horse Comics,U.S.
  • Format: Hardback | 81 pages
  • Dimensions: 216mm x 300mm x 15mm | 703g
  • Publication date: 9 August 2006
  • Publication City/Country: Milwaukie
  • ISBN 10: 1595820639
  • ISBN 13: 9781595820631
  • Illustrations note: col
  • Sales rank: 165,189

Product description

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."

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