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Sword of Hachiman : A Novel of Early Japan (Reprint) (Paperback) (Lynn Guest)

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At the dawn of the Shogun era two mighty warrior clans, the Minamoto and the Taira, struggle for power under the Cloistered Emperor. The Taira are in uneasy control, but the three Minamoto sons, separated and exiled at birth, are secretly reuniting to conquer them and avenge their father's bloody death. It is the youngest, Yo******sune, who is deemed most worthy of possessing the family heirloom, the Sword of Hachiman, the War God. He is initiated into love and espionage in the bedchamber of a young Taira noblewoman and tested in the ferocious hand-to-hand combat that is his birthright before winning a faithful retainer, the fierce, hard-drinking monk Benkei. We follow Yo******sune behind the scenes of the rarefied Cloister Court, where two extraordinary women enter his life…
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 324.0
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc
Author: Lynn Guest
Language: English
Street Date: June 10, 2017
TCIN: 52115175
UPC: 9781861515636
Item Number (DPCI): 248-41-6651

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