The Epic Novel of Japan (Asian Saga, book 1)
The multimillion-copy bestselling historical novel of feudal Japan that captured the heart of a culture and the imagination of the world.After Englishman John Blackthorne is lost at sea, he awakens in a place few Europeans know of and even fewer have seen -- Nippon. Thrust into the closed society that is seventeenth-century Japan, a land where the ...
First Published in 1975
I devoured Shōgun. – source
Puts everything in a proper frame of reference for me. What that guy is going through, it like puts your day in perspective. – source