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LibraryThing Review

User Review  - antiquary - LibraryThing

Interesting as being the diary of the author of the Tale of Genji, though the diary itself is not as colorful as that of her contemporary Sei Shonagon. The most interesting moment may be the one in which she rejects the powerful Fujiwara chancellor 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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