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The Book of Five Rings

Written by Miyamoto Musashi
Illustrated by Shiro Tsujimura
Translated by William Scott Wilson


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
Publisher: Shambhala
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $19.95

When the undefeated samurai Miyamoto Musashi retreated to a cave in 1643 and wrote The Book of Five Rings, a manifesto on swordsmanship, strategy, and winning for his students and generations of samurai to come, he created one of the most perceptive and incisive texts on strategic thinking ever to come... Read more >
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The Book of Five Rings

Written by Miyamoto Musashi
Translated by Thomas Cleary


Format: Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Shambhala
On Sale: January 11, 2005
Price: $7.99

Composed in 1643 by the famed duelist and undefeated samurai Miyamoto Musashi, The Book of Five Rings is one of the most insightful texts on the subtle arts of confrontation and victory to emerge from Asian culture. Written not only for martial artists but for anyone who wants to apply the... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover, package, trade paperback and a trade paperback.

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The Book of Five Rings

Written by Miyamoto Musashi
Translated by Thomas Cleary


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
Publisher: Shambhala
On Sale: December 12, 2000
Price: $14.95

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Also available as a hardcover, package, paperback and a trade paperback.

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The Complete Book of Five Rings

Written by Miyamoto Musashi
Translated by Kenji Tokitsu


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Shambhala
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $17.95

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The Book of Five Rings
A Graphic Novel
Written by Sean Michael Wilson and Miyamoto Musashi
Illustrated by Chie Kutsuwada
Translated by William Scott Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Shambhala
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $14.95

This graphic novel 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, illuminates this brilliant manifesto, which has long inspired martial artists and anyone interested in cultivating a strategic mind. With evocative drawings and a distilled... Read more >
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