The Book of Five Rings
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Format: Trade Paperback
Release Date: 13/11/2012
Author: Sean Michael Wilson
This manga version of The Book of Five Rings, the iconic book of confrontation and victory by the famed seventeenth-century duelist and undefeated samurai Miyamoto Musashi, reinvigorates the classic, making it more accessible and appealing to a wide audience. With atmospheric drawings and an abridged text adapted from William Scott Wilson's fine translation by acclaimed manga writer Sean Michael Wilson, the text comes alive both as a guide to swordsmanship and strategy, and as a view into Musashi's world. Written not only for martial artists but for anyone who wants to apply the timeless principles of this text to their lives.