Bold Decision – by Ganna T.
Tale of Genji
Tale of Genji is believed to be the world’s first novel. It appeared around 1201 in Japan and is believed to be written by Murasaki Shikibu, a woman from a city that is now known as Kyoto. Tale of Genji is a love story about the son of a Japanese emperor and a low-ranking concubine, and it’s filled with intrigue and passion.