The Tale of Genji

By Murasaki Shikibu


Completed in the early 11th century, The Tale of Genji is considered the supreme masterpiece of Japanese prose literature, and one of the world’s earliest novels. A work of great length, it comprises six parts, the first part of which (also called The Tale of Genji) is reprinted here. The exact origins of this remarkable saga of the nobility of Hei…


Type: Books
Genre: Cultural, Fiction

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