Thomas Cleary is one of the best known and most accomplished translators of the ancient wisdom of Asia. His work includes The Art of War, The Book of Five Rings, Code of the Samurai, Samurai Wisdom and Secrets of the Japanese Art of Warfare, as well as over 70 other books on Asian martial history and philosophy, Buddhism and Taoism.
"These books provide a fascinating glimpse into the psyche of Edo
period samurai and their struggles to retain the skills of war
while remaining relevant in a time of peace, and they're also very
affordable." --TheShogunsHouse.com blog
..".includes translations of The Book of the Sword, The Inscrutable Subtlety of Immovable Wisdom and The Peerless Sword." --Black Belt magazine