The First Novel Ever Written 

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The Tale of Genji is a classic work of Japanese literature written by the noblewoman and lady-in-waiting Murasaki Shikibu in the early years of the 11th century, around the peak of the Heian period. The Tale of Genji is referred to as the world’s first novel, the first modern novel, the first psychological novel, and the first novel still to be considered a classic

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