The Way of the Warrior (Young Samurai, Book 1), Paperback Book

The Way of the Warrior (Young Samurai, Book 1) Paperback

Part of the Young Samurai series

4.5 out of 5 (2 ratings)


August 1611. Jack Fletcher is shipwrecked off the coast of Japan - his beloved father and the crew lie slaughtered by ninja pirates.

Rescued by the legendary sword master Masamoto Takeshi, Jack's only hope is to become a samurai warrior. And so his training begins. But life at the samurai school is a constant fight for survival.

Even with his friend Akiko by his side, Jack is singled out by bullies and treated as an outcast.

With courage in his heart and his sword held high, can Jack prove himself and face his deadliest rival yet?


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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  • Category: General
  • ISBN: 9780141324302

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Heavy on the technical terminology of the Samurai, which highlights the author's knowledge and research, but nevertheless enjoyable introduction to an interesting set of characters who we'll get to know over the course of the series.

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A very, very enjoyable read. epic!