This title comes from the acclaimed author of "Black Swan Green".
Imagine a nation banishing the outside world for two centuries, forbidding its subjects to leave its shores on pain of death, and harbouring a deep mistrust of European ideas.
Set in Japan in 1799, a young Dutch clerk, Jacob de Zoet, is about to embark on a strange adventure of duplicity, love and murder is about to begin - and all the while the axis of global power is turning...This recording is unabridged.
Typically abridged audiobooks are not more than 60 per cent of the author's work and as low as 30 per cent with characters and plotlines removed.
- Format: CD-Audio
- Pages: 17 pages
- Publisher: W F Howes Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/06/2010
- Category: Historical fiction
- ISBN: 9781407457550