Murasaki Shikibu 紫 式部 is the author of the Genji monogatari 源氏物語. The first world’s novel and the most famous literary artwork of all time, an outstanding Japanese classic about life at the Heian court (794-1185), she writes psychologically deeply observed stories, witty observations, erotic tales, intertwining it with poetry and it is a joy of a read, even today. 91 more words
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These days I’m completely in love with Genji Monogatari!
Even if I arrive to the end of the day exhausted and exasperated because of the school and homework (next week I have two tests), I’m always in the will of reading this novel (: I’m reading very slowly because of the lack of time, but I’m really enjoying it. 238 more words