Books by Liza Dalby

THE TALE OF MURASAKI by Liza Dalby
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 8, 2000

"A surprisingly modern portrait that will strike a chord with contemporary readers, even as it effortlessly transports them to Murasaki's uniquely exotic world."
Dalby, an anthropologist specializing in Japanese culture (Geisha, 1983), has used her professional background and eye for detail to create her debut fiction: the "autobiography" of the woman who wrote the world's first novel, The Tale of Genji. Read full book review >