The Needle-Watcher: The Will Adams Story British Samurai

The Needle-Watcher: The Will Adams Story British Samurai

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This fascinating novel reconstructs the story of Will Adams, a native of Gillingham, in Kent, England, and his voyage to Japan in the seventeenth

century. His knowledge of seafaring vessels at the time causes him to be taken into the favor of the shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu and,in time,to become recognized as the founder of the Japanese navy. Adams was one of the most picturesque and

daring of Britain's maritime traders, and this depiction of him as the first Englishman… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Tuttle Publishing (December 15, 1989)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 510 pages

File size: 2.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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