: 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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This book does not tell the later two stories. View all eijo comments. Many others want to fill their grails too, but alas only one can slake his thirst.

Overall, I’d recommend if you’re looking for a samurai epic. Tokugawa Ieyasu, tenang, sabar, yoshikaaw penuh perhitungan. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Nonetheless, I eagerly looked forward to getting back to the book each evening during my customary reading time from Looking forward to tackling Yoshikawa’s novel Musashi next.

A few choice specimens of the beauty of his prose: And, what about the taciturn and sagacious Lord of Mikawa, Tokugawa Ieyasu, who is ostensibly an ally of the Oda? Sep 16, Frank rated it it was amazing. There are a couple of downsides – I don’t think Hideyoshi makes a single mistake in the entire book, which I find hard to believe, and judging from the Wikipedia-article on him elji looks like his life isn’t that well documented that you can safely say “these things actually happened”.

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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. Kepribadian mereka diabadikan dalam senryu comic haiku berikut: Explore the Home Gift Guide. Yang saya suka dari si Hideyoshi adalah ketulusan dan kesetiaannya. Terakhir kemaren dapat lemparan buku dari Andri. View all 4 comments. When Nobunaga emerges from obscurity by destroying an army ten times the size of his own, he allies himself with Ieyasu, whose province is weak, but whose canniness and loyalty make him invaluable.


See all books by Eiji Yoshikawa. I thought he just an opportunist who took advantage of the accomplishments and death of Nobunaga to seize power for himself. It is impossible to follow the many travels and battle plans without any meaningful reference to a detailed map. This is one of the most interesting, “informative” in the general way of historical novels are – in the larger details that I have ever read.

Pen-name of Yoshikawa Hidetsugu. Be the first one to write a review. Tidak mudah merangkum buku yg tadinya terdiri dr 10 vol ini. Dec 10, Matthew rated it it was amazing.

Eiji Yoshikawa

In the tempestuous closing decades of the sixteenth century, the Yoshijawa of Japan writhes in chaos as the shogunate crumbles and rival warlords battle for supremacy.

Euji came away with a much greater understanding of the period than I had going into the novel, and a desire to learn even more. Although I am far from an expert on Japan, I have been there a dozen times, primarily on business, and have had the opportunity to learn a little about a culture vastly different from the one in which I have lived most of my life.

I felt everything with the characters – their sorrow, happiness, love, fury.


Among his best-known novels, most are revisions of older classics. So, if you chose to read Taiko, make sure you find an edition that is less flawed. Most of all, though, Taiko is the story of how one man transformed a nation through the force of his will and the depth of his humanity. Tentunya orang itu lebih dari sahabat, ia layak dipanggil guru. Yosikawa 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.

Other old Japanese customs like the practice of bowel-cutting Seppuku and that of jotting down a death poem Jisei are movingly presented.

As recounted by Eiji Yoshikawa, author of the international best-seller Musashi, Taiko tells many stories: At talko opposite pole is the cold, deliberate Ieyasu, wise in counsel, brave in battle, mature beyond his years.

If forced to choose between the two, I would not hesitate to recommend Shogun.

Diucapkan oleh Danjo dari kamarnya saat ia terluka lepas dari sebuah pertempuran. A fascinating story about a person who struggles from zero to hero, and yet still very “human” which his strengths and weaknesses. Jika burung tekukur tidak mau berkicau, buatlah ia ingin berkicau. Dan untuk itu, aku bersyukur dan rela memberikan bintang 5 penuh kepadanya.