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Gai-Jin

James Clavell

Gai-Jin

the epic novel of the birth of Modern Japan

by James Clavell

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Published by Delta Trade Paperbacks in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British -- Japan -- Fiction,
  • Japan -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames Clavell.
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3553.L365 G34 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1092 p. :
    Number of Pages1092
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23632801M
    ISBN 109780385343275
    LC Control Number2009291436


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An edited version of this article was first published as Book Review: Gai-Jin by James Clavell on This is the third book of James Clavell's Asian Saga. Two years ago, I read the first book, Shogun, and a year ago, I read the second, Tai-Pan/5.

About Gai-Jin. The heir to the magnificent English trading company, the Noble House the direct descendant of the first Toranaga Shogun battling to usher his country into the modern age a beautiful young French woman forever torn between ambition and desire Their lives intertwine in an exotic land newly open to foreigners, gai-jin, torn apart by greed, idealism, and terrorism.

A sequel to Tai-pan (), this is the sixth novel in Clavell's Asian saga and takes place in The gai-jin (foreigners) have arrived, intent on doing business with the Japanese.

Gai-Jin book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Die Japaner akzeptieren Rupert de Jongh als Gaijin, als weißen Japaner. 4/5. Grand in scope and scale, filled with the richness and passion of two great histories coming together, Gai-jin is the long-awaited sixth novel in James Clavell's magnificent Asian Saga/5(97).

Ultimately, and although Gai Jin is a very good book, it is no Shogun. Before saying why not, it's worth stating what is good about it. The book is full of strong characters (and as with his other books, gives an unusual and satisfying prominence to their thoughts), there are several good and inter-relating storylines, the writing flows intelligently but unobtrusively for the first three 4/4().

The heir to the magnificent English trading company, the Noble House the direct descendant of the first Gai-Jin book Shogun battling to usher his country into the modern age a beautiful young French woman forever torn between ambition and desire Their lives intertwine in an exotic land newly open to foreigners, gai-jin, torn apart by greed, idealism, and terrorism.3/5(10).

Shogun, ­Tai-Pan, Gai-jin book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. "Gai-Jin," set aroundnot only gives the reader an insight into 19th century Japan, as the Shogunate era is approaching its end (in ), but it also ties in the stories of "Shogun" and "Tai-Pan" with references back to characters and events from those books.5/5(5).

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It is and Japan is a land in chaos as the power of the Shogun wanes and the rival factions plan to restore the Emperor. Gai-Jin is a brilliant novel filled with fascinating characters and epic story lines and I recommend it highly.

It reads like a history book, a spy thriller, and a tragic love story all at once. What other book might you compare Gai-Jin to and why. Clavell's writing reminds me of James Michener. Gai-Jin was the last book Clavell wrote before he died and really it doesn't have the strength of his previous books.

Despite this, I do recommend it if you want to follow the full story of the Struans and fill in some missing links between Tai-Pan and Noble House (such as what happens to the Brocks and how the Gornts become major competition).4/5. Gai-Jin was the last book Clavell wrote before he died and really it doesn't have the strength of his previous books.

Despite this, I do recommend it if you want to follow the full story of the Struans and fill in some missing links between Tai-Pan and Noble House (such as what happens to the Brocks and how the Gornts become major competition)/5.

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GAI-JIN BOOK ONE YOKOHAMA 14th September The panic-stricken girl was galloping full speed back towards the coast, half a mile ahead, along footpaths that led precariously through the rice swamps and paddy fields. The afternoon sun bore down. She rode sidesaddle and though normally expert, today she could hardly keep her balance.

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From the author of Noble House comes a blockbuster national bestselling masterpiece of Shogun. Clavell sweeps readers back to Japan in the s, where Malcolm Struan, he ir to the title of Tai-Pan meets a beautiful young French woman who will alter the Noble House legacy. Gai-Jin is scheduled to be made into an NBC mini-series in /5(1).

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I came to Gai Jin having read James Clavell's outstanding Shogun a while ago. Comparing Gai Jin against that sets the bar exceptionally high but the comparison is inevitable as both are by the same author, epically long, set in Japan in time periods well removed from the present day (albeit more than years apart), and involve foreigners coming to, shaping and being shaped by /5(6).

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Below is a list of James Clavell’s books in order of when they were originally published: Publication Order of Asian Saga Books.

King Rat () Tai-Pai () Shogun () Noble House () Whirlwind () Gai-Jin () Chronological Order of Asian Saga Books. Shogun () Tai-Pai () Gai-Jin () King Rat () Noble House (   Gai-Jin by James Clavell; 18 editions; First published in ; Subjects: History, Man-woman relationships, Historical fiction, Japanese Love stories, British.

Four of the six books—Tai-Pan, Gai-Jin, Noble House, and Whirlwind—follow the dealings of the great trading company Struan's, the Noble House of Asia (based on Jardine Matheson Holdings Limited), its founder Dirk Struan, and his various descendants.

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