One of my top 5 books. It's very easy to place some people I know in the situations set out in the book. Tolstoy writes about individuals the way Michener writes about a culture. In both cases you feel you know the subjects well after reading the books.

One of my top 5 books. It's very easy to place some people I know in the situations set out in the book. Tolstoy writes about individuals the way Michener writes about a culture. In both cases you feel you know the subjects well after reading the books.

Shibumi is a novel published in 1979, written in English by Trevanian, a pseudonym of Rodney William Whitaker, an American academic who remained mysterious throughout most of his life. Shibumi is set in the 1970s and details the struggle between the "Mother Company", a conspiracy of energy companies that secretly controls much of the western world, and a highly-skilled assassin, Nicholaï Hel.

Shibumi is a novel published in 1979, written in English by Trevanian, a pseudonym of Rodney William Whitaker, an American academic who remained mysterious throughout most of his life. Shibumi is set in the 1970s and details the struggle between the "Mother Company", a conspiracy of energy companies that secretly controls much of the western world, and a highly-skilled assassin, Nicholaï Hel.

I must read this book! Just as soon as I'm done with the pile I already have to go through. Lol

I must read this book! Just as soon as I'm done with the pile I already have to go through. Lol

Bestseller books online The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey Candice Millard  http://www.ebooknetworking.net/books_detail-0767913736.html

Bestseller books online The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey Candice Millard http://www.ebooknetworking.net/books_detail-0767913736.html

For having a literature degree and spending much of my free time reading, I feel awfully under-read. If someone set out to read the Classics-just the Classics- and really cover all the bases, it se…

For having a literature degree and spending much of my free time reading, I feel awfully under-read. If someone set out to read the Classics-just the Classics- and really cover all the bases, it se…

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