Gai-Jin: The Epic Novel of the Birth of Modern Japan
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: May 2015
Duration: 50 hours 25 minutes
The heir to themagnificent English trading company, the Noble House; the direct descendant ofthe first Toranaga Sh?gun, battling to usher his country into the modern age; abeautiful young Frenchwoman forever torn between ambition and desire-theirlives intertwine in an exotic land newly open to foreigners, gai-jin, and tornapart by greed, idealism, and terrorism. Their passions mingle with monarchsand diplomats, assassins, courtesans, and spies. Their fates collide in JamesClavell's masterpiece set in nineteenth-century Japan-an unforgettableepic seething with betrayal and secrets, brutality and heroism, love andforbidden passions.