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    • Hagakure

    • The Book of the Samurai
    • By: William Scott Wilson (translator), Yamamoto Tsunetomo
    • Narrated by: Brian Nishii
    • Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 480
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 435
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 432

    Living and dying with bravery and honor is at the heart of Hagakure, a series of texts written by an 18th-century samurai, Yamamoto Tsunetomo. It is a window into the samurai mind, illuminating the concept of bushido (the Way of the Warrior), which dictated how samurai were expected to behave, conduct themselves, live, and die.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Way to Experience the Book Again

    • By WildKarrde on 07-10-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Book of Five Rings

    • By: Miyamoto Musashi, William Scott Wilson (translator)
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 693
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 574
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 579

    Setting down his thoughts on swordplay, on winning, and on spirituality, legendary swordsman Miyamoto Musashi intended this modest work as a guide for his immediate disciples and future generations of samurai. He had little idea he was penning a masterpiece that would be eagerly devoured by people in all walks of life centuries after his death.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great guide for a great mindset

    • By Jlb on 11-29-16

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Unfettered Mind

    • Writings from a Zen Master to a Master Swordsman
    • By: Takuan Soho, William Scott Wilson (translator)
    • Narrated by: Roger Clark
    • Length: 2 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 486
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 418
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 409

    Written by the 17th-century Zen master Takuan Soho (1573-1645), The Unfettered Mind is a book of advice on swordsmanship and the cultivation of right mind and intention. It was written as a guide for the samurai Yagyu Munenori, who was a great swordsman and rival to the legendary Miyamoto Musashi.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Unfettered Mind of a Genius

    • By Troy on 04-20-15

    Regular price: $6.95