Emperor of the Eight Islands, Paperback / softback Book

Emperor of the Eight Islands Paperback / softback

Part of the The Tale of Shikanoko series

Description

An ambitious warlord leaves his nephew for dead and seizes his lands. A stubborn father forces his younger son to surrender his wife to his older brother. A mysterious woman seeks five fathers for her children. A powerful priest meddles in the succession to the Lotus Throne. These are the threads of an intricate tapestry in which the laws of destiny play out against a backdrop of wild forest, elegant court, and savage battlefield.

Set in a mythical medieval Japan inhabited by warriors and assassins, ghosts and guardian spirits, Emperor of the Eight Islands by Lian Hearn is a brilliantly imagined novel, full of drama and intrigue - the beginning of an enthralling, epic adventure: The Tale of Shikanoko.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 448 pages
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Fantasy
  • ISBN: 9781509812790

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