Taiko

An Epic Novel of War and Glory in Feudal Japan by Eiji Yoshikawa

Publisher: Kodansha International (JPN)

Written in English
Cover of: Taiko | Eiji Yoshikawa
Published: Pages: 926 Downloads: 908
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Subjects:

  • Historical fiction,
  • Japanese (Language) Contemporary Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • General,
  • Toyotomi, Hideyoshi

Edition Notes

ContributionsWilliam Scott Wilson (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages926
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9037067M
ISBN 104770015704
ISBN 109784770015709

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