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This book covers the first discovery of Japan by English mariners in the early seventeenth century. It tells the story of how the expedition leader, William Adams, overcame the... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Bob Jarvis
I have previously read Giles Milton previous books ; Nathaniel Nutmeg which is an excellent historical page turner. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Jamie Arton
When I was gathering material to complete my review on Mr. James Clavell's "Shogun" I saw a reference to this book and can't resist the temptation to bought it and read it. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Maximiliano F Yofre
A well written historical account which is like reading a novel.
Gives insight into the trade routes to Asia by European ships in the late 1500's & early 1600.
Correct item, on time. brand new, great price. It's pretty hard to argue with that. If you still like holding a book in your hands, this is good place to look.Published 23 months ago by tanukisan
Keeping it brief this book is brilliant ! Milton writes very well indeed. The book is easy to read and it flows well. It was difficult to put down. Read morePublished on July 13, 2012 by Mr. C. A. Lachman
This is the second copy of Samurai William that I have bought. I have loaned this book out to friends over the years and every one of them loved this book. Read morePublished on June 14, 2012 by Clayton Hale
I spend most of my reading time enjoying fiction but now and then I am popped out of my comfort zone by some tidbit of information that piques my curiosity. Read morePublished on December 9, 2011 by betty
Once a month, I organize a thematic weekend around a favorite TV or movie series of mine. November is usually Shogun month. Read morePublished on December 3, 2011 by NeuroSplicer