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Tale of Shikanoko 4
The Tengu's Game of Go
Book 4 in the Tale of Shikanoko
By (author): Lian Hearn
9780374536343 Paperback, Trade English General Trade FICTION / Literary Sep 27, 2016 Print Run: 75000
$18.00 CAD
Active 5.05 x 7.5 x 0.68 in 256 pages Map Farrar Straus & Giroux FSG Originals

An epic four-volume adventure in mythical medieval Japan: a world of warriors and assassins, demons and spirits

InThe Tengu’s Game of Go, the final book of Lian Hearn's epic Tale of Shikanoko--all of which will be published in 2016--the rightful emperor is lost; illness and murder give rise to suspicions and make enemies of allies. Unrest rules the country. Only Shika can end the madness by returning the Lotus Throne to its rightful ruler.

As destiny weaves its rich tapestry, a compelling drama plays out against a background of wild forests, elegant castles, hidden temples, and savage battlefields. This is the medieval Japan of Lian Hearn's imagination, where animal spirits clash with warriors and children navigate a landscape as serene as it is deadly.

"Expect graphic violence, fairy-tale magic, flights of comedy, and operatic melodrama but also genuine intimacy and tragedy." -Kirkus Reviews

The Tale of Shikanoko, Book 1:Emperor of the Eight Islands
The Tale of Shikanoko, Book 2:Autumn Princess, Dragon Child
The Tale of Shikanoko, Book 3:Lord of the Darkwood
The Tale of Shikanoko, Book 4:The Tengu's Game of Go

Lian Hearn is the pseudonym of a writer--born in England, educated at Oxford, currently living in Australia--who has a lifelong interest in Japan, has lived there, and studies Japanese. She is the author of the bestselling series Tales of the Otori.

"National Publicity National Advertising Web Marketing Campaign Library Marketing Campaign Reading Group Guide FSG Originals Preview Edition *Giveaway at BEA on Wednesday, May 11 at 3:30 pm in booth 1958 - Emperor of the Eight Islands: Book 1 in the Tale of Shikanoko "
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