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Review: The Diary of Lady Murasaki

User Review  - Shirin Chawla - Goodreads

Lady Murasaki was the first person to truly author a fictional novel, The Tales of Genji. This biographical look at her life is instinctively true to her perspective and filled with a familiarity of depth. The Bell Jar of ancient Japan. Read full review

Review: The Diary of Lady Murasaki

User Review  - Cantankerous Rex - Goodreads

Really enjoyed it. Different times and locations, but it helped to ground Guy Gavriel Kay's 'Under Heaven' for me. Read full review

Review: The Diary of Lady Murasaki

User Review  - Liz - Goodreads

Murasaki, I could listen all day to your seesawing between bitching about the other women at court and attacks of shame at your own spiteful pettiness. the appendix of the edition I have includes ... Read full review

Review: The Diary of Lady Murasaki

User Review  - Yous - Goodreads

For History 101 but still a good read. Read full review

Review: The Diary of Lady Murasaki

User Review  - Madeline - Goodreads

fabulous, Japanese History through the eyes of a woman Read full review

Review: The Diary of Lady Murasaki

User Review  - Trent Ross - Goodreads

great if your at all interested in Court life in Japan. Long descriptions of people and clothing and ceremonies. Lots of good gossip Read full review

Review: The Diary of Lady Murasaki

User Review  - Briynne - Goodreads

I read this on suggestion from my little brother, who is a history major who focuses on Asian history. It's, as the title suggests, the diary of a court lady from Japan, c. 1000 AD. Lady Murasaki went ... Read full review

Review: The Diary of Lady Murasaki

User Review  - Briynne - Goodreads

I read this on suggestion from my little brother, who is a history major who focuses on Asian history. It's, as the title suggests, the diary of a court lady from Japan, c. 1000 AD. Lady Murasaki went ... Read full review


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