: Taiko: An Epic Novel of War and Glory in Feudal Japan ( ): Eiji Yoshikawa, William Scott Wilson: Books. Taiko by Eiji Yoshikawa – EPUB and MOBI formats. Book Description: In the tempestuous closing decades of the sixteenth century, the Empire. As recounted by Eiji Yoshikawa, author of the international best-seller Musashi, Taiko tells many stories: of the fury of Nobunaga and the fatal arrogance of the.

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Mas Haikal, sampeyan kudu tanggung jawab!!! Hardcoverpages. Ketertarikannya pada sastra dimulai pada usia belia 18 tahun, namun beliau benar — benar terjun dalam dunia tulis — menulis setelah menjadi juara pertama lomba penulisan novel Kodansha pada tahun dengan karya The Tale of Enoshima.

Marga-marga pedesaan yang katanya tersohor melakukan hal-hal seperti itu, begitu juga para ronin. Even the main guy’s name changes three times! I’ve read Shogun, Musashi, Samurai Rising and other great books on the subject of Japan and her yoshikaaw history, and this was among the best.

Jan 03, Knigoqdec rated it really liked it. Many others want to fill their grails too, but alas only one can slake his thirst. Warrior monks in their armed eii block the road to the capital; castles are destroyed, villages plundered, fields put to the torch. Read reviews that mention feudal japan oda nobunaga tokugawa ieyasu japanese names japanese history keep track toyotomi hideyoshi eiji yoshikawa highly recommend historical fiction many different main characters nobunaga and tokugawa great read historical novel book of all time ever read japanese feudal read this book history book.

Begitu melangkah seperti tembok tanah, hatinya menyerap langit biru. At the opposite pole is the cold, deliberate Ieyasu, wise in counsel, brave in battle, mature beyond his years. As a consequence Japan came to resemble a huge battlefield as rival warlords vied for dominance.

A homely, clever boy from the provinces survives a cheerless childhood and, through diligence, high-quality work, and devotion to his employers, eventually unites 16th-century Japan and becomes the Born the son of a farmer, he takes on the world with nothing but his bare hands and his wits, turning doubters takio loyal servants, rivals into faithful friends, and enemies into allies.


In fact, many samurai were only mentioned once or twice. We are experiencing technical difficulties.

Untuk ketidak puasan saya, Haikal menyarankan buku ini. The first time I bogged down about pages in, and it sat untouched on my shelf for four or five years. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Bentuk buku yang tebal dan jumlah halaman mungkin membuat beberapa orang sudah merasa malas duluan untuk membacanya. Because that life was long and complicated the book is with pages big enough to kill a cat, there’s enough Japanese names to confuse any non-Japanese person how many names are there?

This one moves along too slowly, and the characters have a way of changing their names so its hard to keep track of who is who, especially with Japanese names. Their divergent leadership styles are eloquently expressed ieji the answers to this question presented at the beginni Taiko is a story set in the middle of the 16th century as the Ashikaga shogunate crumbled.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. But the keystone of this triumvirate is the yoshikawq memorable of all, Hideyoshi, who rises from the menial post of sandal bearer to become Taiko-absolute ruler of Japan in the Emperor’s name. This is a story of feudal Japan and unification of the clannish and war torn country by a once poor, downtrodden commoner who became Taiko supreme ruler through a series of battles and diplomatic strategies.

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This is only slightly addressed with a “cast of characters” that appears at the beginning of each chapter. It is impossible to follow the many yoshikaaw and battle plans without any meaningful reference to a detailed map.

It’s weird, but interesting. Hideyoshi has a charming ability to bend and break the rules of social convention to his advantage and extricate himself from impossible situations with his uncanny understanding of people.

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However one of this distracts from the magnitude of the protagonists achievements. Looking for More Great Reads? The third story is his last years, and pathetic attempt to get his generals to promise to support his child son.

Filled with scenes of pageantry and violence, acts of treachery and self-sacrifice, tenderness and savagery, Taiko combines the panoramic spectacle of a Kurosawa epic with a vivid evocation of feudal Japan.


Thus the ascend of the Taiko in the ranks of Nobunaga has not been eijo justified.

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He always does whatever it takes to please his master, things that others cannot accomplish, and to take any risk. Taiko berkisah ttg Hideyoshi, mulai dari ketika dia berumur enam tahun sampai empat puluh sembilan tahun, setelah itu dia tetap berjuang membuat Jepang sbg bangsa yg besar.

Ieyasu pun menyadari hal ini. A few choice specimens of the beauty of his prose: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. No trivia or quizzes yet. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List.

For Hideyoshi’s passions are not limited to war and intrigue-his faithful wife, Nene, holds his love dear, even when she must share it; the chaste Oyu, sister of Hideyoshi’s chief strategist, falls prey to his desires; and the seductive Chacha, whom he rescues from the fiery destruction of her father’s castle, tempts his weakness.

It is also epic in length so expect to stay with it a long time. Warrior monks in their armed citadels block the road to the capital; castles are destroyed, villages plundered, fields put to the torch. Mengayomo merupakan salah satu bentuk tanggung jawab itu. Bukan saat ia terkalahkan dalam penyerangan terhadap Korea.

Filled with stars in his eyes, a fervent desire to become a great man and to put a smile on the haggard face of his work-weary mother, Hiyoshi left home at an early age, to chart his path to glory. The book yosbikawa the life of Hideyoshi from son of a poor country warrior, to wandering salesman, to personal page, to soldier, to leader of a regiment, to trusted retainer to finally leader of the entire clan.

I was able to remember those characters and places that were mentioned frequently. Ia pun harus memiliki kesempatan– hlm Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

A must do for every japanese culture lover.