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Shogun (novel)

Shōgun is the first novel in James Clavell's Asian Saga. It is set in feudal Japan somewhere around the year 1600 AD.

Major characters in the novel were based upon actual historical personages, including the character Blackthorne who was based on the english trader William Adams.

The novel has been adapted as a movie, a television miniseries, and even as an Infocom computer game.



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