Tag Archives: James Clavell

Top Ten Books Read In 2012

WASHINGTON DC, December 28, 2012- I read a few books this year.  I don’t know how many exactly, but probably not as many as I would have liked.  I did read Fall of Giants, Shogun, and Tai Pan– all really long novels.  It was a little difficult to pick my favorites, and since I have […]

Shogun, James Clavell

***** Shogun Asian Saga #3 Author: James Clavell First Edition: 1975 Original language: English Summary: It is 1598 and John Blackthorne is the English pilot of the Dutch vessel, Erasmus.  Running from enemies in South American waters, Blackthorne becomes the first English pilot to reach Japan after a seemingly hopeless two-year voyage across the Pacific. […]