Lady Murasaki’s great 11th century novel is a beautifully crafted story of love, betrayal and death at the Imperial Court.
At the core of this epic is Prince Genji, the son of an emperor, whose passionate character, love affairs and shifting political fortunes, offer an exquisite glimpse of the golden age of Japan.
All about Love
I grew up on the outskirts of London with a Dad who sat in a deckchair and read books in oriental languages while other dads mowed their lawns or fixed their houses. Our house was certainly in dire...Read more