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Old 03-10-2009, 09:42 AM   #108
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Originally Posted by Astrotoy7 View Post
They made a miniseries of that many moons ago... It's pretty darn good... even has Toshiro Mifune in it, so was instant win before the cameras started rolling
Yep, seen bits and pieces in the past, and I plan on getting a copy and going through it fully once I'm finished the novel.

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Originally Posted by Miltiades
Amazing book. Read it, loved it. Clavell also wrote books about Japan before and after Shogun, which, if I remember well, is set in 1599-1600, should you be interested. I haven't read another one myself, yet, but I might.

Fun thing is, after a while, if you try a little, you learn some Japanese words
Yeah, its in 1600. All the cultural and historical references as well are great, and the un-PC attitudes between all the nationalities is very interesting. Definitely loving it so far.

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