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The fires of the gods : a Sugawara Akitada mystery

Author: I J Parker
Publisher: Sutton, Surrey, England : Severn House, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st world edView all editions and formats
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In 11th-century Japan, Sugawara Akitada's ailing wife is expecting a child, and when he loses his job and tries to confront the nobleman who is responsible for his dismissal, he ends up suspected of his murder. With no income and a growing family to support, Akitada desperately plunges into the investigation of this crime, aided by his faithful servant Tora, inadvertently placing not only his own life, but also the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Historical fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: I J Parker
ISBN: 0727869892 9780727869890 9781847513212 1847513212
OCLC Number: 731332449
Target Audience: Adult
Description: 247 pages ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: I.J. Parker.

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In 11th-century Japan, Sugawara Akitada's ailing wife is expecting a child, and when he loses his job and tries to confront the nobleman who is responsible for his dismissal, he ends up suspected of his murder. With no income and a growing family to support, Akitada desperately plunges into the investigation of this crime, aided by his faithful servant Tora, inadvertently placing not only his own life, but also the lives of his wife and child, in grave danger.

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