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Musashi: The Way of Life and Death (Musashi #5)

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They were the two most feared swordsmen of their age: Miyamoto Musashi, mysterious and introspective, and Sasaki Kojiro, a man of arrogance and ambitious. In a nation divided between East and West, each warrior is thrust forward as a hero of bitterly opposing sides. But for Musashi another battle is already raging. While he struggles to understand the Way of Truth, a beaut ...more
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Brian Lewis
Jul 08, 2014 Brian Lewis rated it really liked it
Almost as amazing as the other 4 books in the series. Considering it's the final book in the series, it's understandable that the author needs to wrap up all of the side character's stories. The book uses most of it's time on the other characters in the series, which leaves less about Musashi than I would have wanted.

I can also see if some readers might think that the ending might be a bit abrupt. I, however, found the ending to be satisfying enough, although, I admit I am curious what his life
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Nov 26, 2010 Angel Wright-Sackett rated it it was amazing
Can't find this book in up in "Upstate New York". His books are powerfully written and historically accurate, written in a time that led to great such as Akira Kurosawa. Wonderful. Just wish I could get my hands on this one!!!!
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Epic ending to a most epic samurai saga, and 110% satisfied with how things wrapped up. Officially obsessed.
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Pen-name of Yoshikawa Hidetsugu. Yoshikawa is well-known for his work as a Japanese historical fiction novelist, and a number of re-makes have been spawned off his work.

In 1960, he received the Order of Cultural Merit.
Eiji Yoshikawa (吉川 英治, August 11, 1892 – September 7, 1962) was a Japanese historical novelist. Among his best-known novels, most are revisions of older classics. He was mainly influ
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