The Tale of Genji: The world's first novel? - BBC News

The Tale of Genji: The world's first novel?  BBC NewsWritten 1,000 years ago, the Japanese epic The Tale of Genji is often called the world's first novel. Following the life and romances of Hikaru Genji, it was written ...

The Tale of Genji: The world's first novel? - BBC News
The Tale of Genji: The world's first novel?  BBC News

Written 1,000 years ago, the Japanese epic The Tale of Genji is often called the world's first novel. Following the life and romances of Hikaru Genji, it was written ...