: 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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Taiko by Eiji Yoshikawa

However, Taiko is not the story of this man. Bukan pula saat Perang Sekigahara. Hideyoshi has a charming ability to bend and break the rules of social convention to his advantage and extricate himself from imp As suggested in the title, this is a truly epic tale of the life of Toyotomi Hideyoshi and the era of civil war in 16th century Japan in which he was a prominent player.

Tanpa pikir panjang dia akan segera menyerbu musuhnya. This book succeeds at that. Berapa banyak orang yang menikmati penghormatan lupa, bahwa ia dituntut balik atas apa yang diterimanya.

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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Most of all, though, Taiko is the story of how one man transformed eijk nation through the force of his will and the depth of his humanity. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: It takes a bit of reading to get into the story, which gets better as one moves along.


Hideyoshi is such a fascinating protagonist, unlike any of the samurai of his time, which is part of why I love haiko so much. Setelah ayahnya meninggal, ibu Hiyoshi menikah dengan Chikuami.


Tetap ngewongkekalau orang jawa bilang. Oda Nobunaga, sang penguasa Oda, brutal, gegabah, tegas Dalam menjalankan strategi militer dia mengandalkan keberaniannya. When he was 18, after a near-fatal accident working at the Yokohama docks, he tai,o to Tokyo and became an apprentice in a gold lacquer workshop.

You will still keep track of the plot. It took me two attempts to read this book.

Buku The Swordless Samurai yang bercerita mengenai sosok Hideyoshi. Bukan saat ia “mengkhianati” Hidegutsu. Upon the outbreak of war with China in the Asahi Shimbun sent him into the field as a special correspondent. Amid this devastation, three men dream of uniting the nation. Hiyoshi becomes more and more indispensable and is awarded better and better jobs and a succession of new, mildly confusing surnames. But the keystone of this triumvirate is the most 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.

Warrior monks in their armed citadels block the road to the capital; castles are destroyed, villages plundered, fields put to the torch. In all this he uses a piercing insight into human nature that unlocks castle gates, opens men’s minds, and captures women’s hearts. Jul 31, Barry rated it it was amazing.

Not what we have come to think of as the model Japanese worker, Hiyoshi is the nail that sticks up and gets hammered, time and again, for his troubles. This eye-opening journey, beautifully documented in National Geographic, spurred Wilson’s fascination with the culture and history of Japan. I do not know how accurately the novel reflects history, but it is certainly detailed, but never boring. Kepribadian mereka diabadikan dalam senryu comic haiku berikut: Awal” buku ini menceritakan perjalanan dan perjuangan hidup Hideyoshi.


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Yoshikawa has an excellent way of taking the historical Japan full of political intrigue and bitter rivals and weaving into a simply story of a young man finding his way in a samurai dominated feudal Japan. I felt everything with the characters – their sorrow, happiness, love, fury. Mitsuhide’s brilliance was downplayed, while he was winning the wars for Nobunaga.

Much as with Yoshikawa’s novel on Musashi, the author breathes life into the historical figures that he portrays in the book. If you’ve got a serious interest in Sengoku period Japan, this book is essential: Inspired by Your Browsing History. Selain itu, peristiwa — peristiwa bersejarah serta kemunculan tokoh — tokoh sejarah dalam novel ini merupakan daya tarik bagi penggemar sejarah Jepang.