The stunning prequel to the Tales of the Otori, the final outing into the magical, mystical world of an ancient, feudal Japan.
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Lord Shigeru, heir to the Otori clan, faces hostility from the shrewdly ambitious Iida family in the East and base treachery at home from his uncles. His noble education and training as a warrior have prepared him for leadership and combat, but fate and Shigeru's youthful determination bring the Three Countries to war, and he must endure terrible and tragic defeat at thebattle of Yaegahara... and its brutal consequences. Heaven's Net is Wide is the first and last Tale, which both closes the circle and introduces new readers to the strange and beautiful world of the Otori. It is an epic historical fantasy of revenge and betrayal, honour and loyalty, beauty and passion and the overwhelming power of love.About the Author:
Lian Hearn studied modern languages at Oxford Univeristy and worked as a film critic and arts editor in London before settling in Australia. A lifelong interest in Japan led to the study of the Japanese language, many trips to Japan and culminated in the writing of the Tales of the Otori trilogy.
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Descrizione libro Riverhead Books, 2007. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX023001397X
Descrizione libro Macmillan. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 023001397X We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Codice libro della libreria TM-023001397X