First published by Grafton Books 1989
Copyright © Dov Silverman 1989
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PRINT ISBN 0-246-13336-8 ISBN 0-246-13534-4 (Pbk)
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Series of five Japanese historical novels (faction based on the real life of John Mung – Mangiro Nakahama. Published in English by Grafton Books and Diamond Books, London, England (appeared on the London Times bestseller list); in German by Droemersche Verlagsanstalt, The Knaur Nachf; in English large print by Magna Print Books; in Hebrew by Or Am Publishers; in Polish by Amber Publishers. The Kabbalist; Gefen Publishers, Translated to Romanian, by S.C. Nemira & Co. SRL.
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