Murasaki Shikibu (c. 973 - c. 1014 or 1025)

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[Tale of Genji]  

Tale of Genji (c. 1000-1012)
Or, Genji Monogatari; considered by many to be the world's first novel.
  • Japanese Edition (PDF, Text, HTML images) at Open Library

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  • Paperback edition, unabridged, translated by Royall Tyler (Penguin Classics, 2002, 1216 pg).
  • Paperback edition, abridged, translated and abridged by Edward G. Seidensticker (Vintage, 1990, 384 pg).
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