Autumn Princess Dragon Child

"An epic, fantastical adventure in the mythical Japan, a world inhabited by warriors, assassins, acrobats, ghosts, guardian spirits, demons, horses, and monkeys"--

Autumn Princess  Dragon Child

A self-assured warrior stumbles into a game of Go that turns fatal. An ambitious lord leaves his nephew for dead and seizes his lands. A stubborn father forces his son to give up his wife to his older brother. A powerful priest meddles in the succession to the Lotus Throne. A woman of the Old People seeks five fathers for her five children, who will go on to found the Spider Tribe and direct the fate of the country. As destiny weaves its tapestry in Lian Hearn's Tale of Shikanoko series, an emotionally rich and compelling drama plays out against a background of wild forests, elegant castles, hidden temples, and savage battlefields inAutumn Princess, Dragon Child. The Tale of Shikanoko, Book One:Emperor of the Eight Islands (April 2016) The Tale of Shikanoko, Book Two:Autumn Princess, Dragon Child (June 2016) The Tale of Shikanoko, Book Three:Lord of the Darkwood (August 2016) The Tale of Shikanoko, Book Four:The Tengu's Game of Go (September 2016)

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Autumn Princess, Dragon Child
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Lian Hearn
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-07 - Publisher: Macmillan

A self-assured warrior stumbles into a game of Go that turns fatal. An ambitious lord leaves his nephew for dead and seizes his lands. A stubborn father forces his son to give up his wife to his older brother. A powerful priest meddles in the succession to the Lotus Throne.
Emperor of the Eight Islands
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Lian Hearn
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-02 - Publisher: Hachette UK

The first instalment in a magnificent epic by the creator of the global phenomenon the TALES OF THE Otori, Lian Hearn, whose books have sold over four million copies worldwide An ambitious warlord leaves his nephew for dead and seizes his lands. A stubborn father forces his younger son to