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The Ronin"s mistress

Laura Joh Rowland

The Ronin"s mistress

a novel

by Laura Joh Rowland

  • 251 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Minotaur Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • FICTION / Thrillers,
  • Ichirō Sano (Fictitious character),
  • Samurai,
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Historical,
  • History,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLaura Joh Rowland
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3568.O934 R66 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24853554M
    ISBN 109780312658526
    LC Control Number2011018771

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The Ronin's Mistress is a brilliant new twist on the fabled tale of the 47 Ronin, from Laura Joh Rowland—an author with "a painter's eye for the minutiae of court life [and] a politician's ear for intrigue."—The New York Times Book Review Japan, On a snowy night, 47 warriors murder the man at the center of the scandal that turned them from samurai into masterless ronin two years before/5(10).

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A veteran Japanese sleuth endangers himself to solve a tantalizing samurai murder mystery. In the middle of a blizzard, 47 samurai troops move silently through the frigid streets, stopping at a nondescript home from which they drag out an old man.

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The Ronin's Mistress is another excellent read by Rowland in the Sano series. I anticipated this book and I was not disappointed. It very successfully intertwines the actual events surrounding the 47 Ronin act of vengence to restore their former Lord's honor against Kira with the fictional political story Rowland relates of the shoguns court/5(52).

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