A stirring saga and one that will prove popular not only for readers interested in Japan.-- "Washington Post Book World"
Dramatic and exciting.-- "Philadelphia Bulletin"
A captivating work.-- "Atlantic Journal-Constitution"
The Gone with the Wind of Japan.-- "Edwin O. Reischauer, former United States ambassador to Japan"
Listeners will be enthralled by this classic tale of feuding samurai locked in battle. Narrator Brian Nishii's performance is epic, giving life to the novel's sprawling cast of characters...Yoshikawa's imagery is steeped in historical Japanese environs, which alone make this immersive audiobook captivating. Nishii's tone is often playful and fun yet provides the necessary gravitas to carry listeners through this long, rewarding adventure set in ancient Japan.-- "AudioFile"