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Old 09-20-2011, 11:59 AM   #61
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Originally Posted by Apache View Post
My only problem with James Clavell and Shogun was that he wrote a book encompassing an important period of Japanese history and he changed the names.
This would be like someone writing a book encompassing the American Revolution and changing the name of every important historical figure.
Apache
I can understand your problem. All I can think is that he must have been concerned about people taking his book as a piece of history rather than historical-fiction. Only he would know. For me, it is a great novel (that I am actually still reading).
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