Cloud of Sparrows

Cloud of Sparrows
Pris
Pris
169,- 169,-
E-Bok
Format E-Bok
Kopisperre Teknisk DRM
Filformat ePUB
Utgivelsesår 2002
Forlag Random House Publishing Group
Språk Engelsk
ISBN 9780440333975
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';Exotic, entertaining . . . [an] exceptional first novel.'San Francisco ChronicleThe year is 1861. After two centuries of isolation, Japan has opened its doors to the West. And as foreign ships threaten to rain destruction on the Shogun's castle in Edo, a small group of American missionaries has arrived to spread the word of their God. They have yet to realize that their future in Japan has already been foreseen. For a young nobleman has dreamt that his life will be saved by an outsider in the New Year. . . and it is said that Lord Genji has the gift of prophecy. What happens nextwhen the handsome lord meets an appa rently reformed gunslinger and a woman in flight from her own destructive beautysets the stage for a remarkable adventure. For as this unlikely band embarks on a journey through a landscape bristling with danger, East and West, flesh and spirit, past and future, collide in ways no oneleast of all Genjicould have imagined.Praise for Cloud of Sparrows';The book seizes you from start to finish.'The Washington Post ';Adventure-filled.'Entertainment Weekly ';Rich . . . with an ambitious, unexpected ending that cuts deeper than a samurai sword.'San Francisco Chronicle


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