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Shōgun: The Epic Novel of Japan

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: James Clavell

Narrated By: Ralph Lister

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: January 2015

Duration: 53 hours 42 minutes


A bold English adventurer; an invincible Japanese warlord; a beautiful woman torn between two ways of life, two ways of love—all brought together in an extraordinary saga of a time and a place aflame with conflict, passion, ambition, lust, and the struggle for power.

James Clavell’s Shōgun is a modern classic, a masterpiece of historical fiction that will continue to endure for decades to come.

“Superbly crafted…grips the reader like a riptide…gets the juices flowing!”—Washington Star


  • Walter G.

    I have always loved this book I think the first time I read it I was in the Marines stationed in Okinawa Japan back in 88 since then I read this book and or listen to it about 6 X

  • Jordan C

    Big story with well defined characters. Worth getting sucked into.

  • Dale Eichner

    A good read but it finish's abruptly.

  • Maureen Lally

    Great historical novel The narrator does a very good job too

  • Mike Downhour

    Good but very long over 50 hours of audio. I remember watching mini series as a kid.