James Clavell (born Charles Edmund Dumaresq Clavell, 10 October 1921 – 6 September 1994), was an Australian (and later naturalized American) novelist, screenwriter, director, and World War II veteran and prisoner of war. Clavell is best known as the author of his Asian Saga novels, a number of which have had television adaptations.
The Asian Saga consists of seven novels:
King Rat (1962), set in a Japanese POW camp in Singapore in 1945.
Tai-Pan (1966), set in Hong Kong in 1841
Shōgun (1975), set in Japan from 1600 onwards
Noble House (1981), set in Hong Kong in 1963
Whirlwind (1986), set in Iran in 1979.
Gai-Jin (1993), set in Japan in 1862
Escape: The Love Story from Whirlwind (1994), a novella adapted from Whirlwind (1986)
Noble House is a novel by James Clavell, published in 1981 and set in Hong Kong in 1963. The novel is over a thousand pages long, and contains dozens of characters and numerous intermingling plot lines. In 1988, it was adapted as a television miniseries for NBC, starring Pierce Brosnan.
Condition Dust Jackets worn and torn. Books clean, pages yellow..
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Title:NOBLE HOUSE Volumes 1 and 2
Publisher:New York: Delacorte Press
Release Date: January 1981