The Tale Of Lady Murasaki

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0120011119

Liz Dalby's fictional biography of the first woman novelist.

In 11th-century Japan, Fuji invents the adventures of Prince Genji, but is soon involved with her own first love (1/5).

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Liz Dalby's fictional biography of the world's first woman novelist.

Fuji reluctantly agrees to marry Nobutaka, despite his other wives (2/5).

0320011121

Liz Dalby's fictional biography of the world's first woman novelist.

3: Fuji's stories reach the Imperial Palace.

With Sian Thomas and Vivian Parry (3/5).

0420011122

Liz Dalby's fictional biography of the world's first woman novelist.

Fuji's success at the Imperial Palace brings her unwanted attention (4/5).

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Liz Dalby's fictional biography of the first woman novelist.

Fuji tires of the court and brings her stories to an end.

With Sian Thomas, Mali Harries and Manon Edwards (5/5).