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Across the nightingale floor

Author: Lian Hearn
Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. : Hodder, 2002.
Series: Tales of the Otori, bk. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the acient oriental lands of the Otori, a young boy is one of the Hidden, a reclusive peope who know only the ways of peace. In an instant this boy, Takeo, has all that he has known taken away by the murderous Tohan clan in a massacre only he survives. Rescued by a mysterious lord, Takeo begins a quest for revenge that sees him master supernatual powers he never knew he had. Using these deadly skills he sets out  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Adventure fiction
Fantasy
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lian Hearn
ISBN: 0733615627 9780733615627
OCLC Number: 155836592
Description: 343 pages : 1 map ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Tales of the Otori, bk. 1.
Responsibility: Lian Hearn.

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In the acient oriental lands of the Otori, a young boy is one of the Hidden, a reclusive peope who know only the ways of peace. In an instant this boy, Takeo, has all that he has known taken away by the murderous Tohan clan in a massacre only he survives. Rescued by a mysterious lord, Takeo begins a quest for revenge that sees him master supernatual powers he never knew he had. Using these deadly skills he sets out on a journey of treachery, honour and loyalty, beuaty and magic that leads him to his violet destiny within the walls of Inuyama - and to a meeting with a young woman, Kaede, a pawn in the struggles between the clans who has found her own inner strengths to save herself. -- back cover.

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