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Across the Nightingale Floor

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 187 Ratings and 187 Reviews

Book Description
The debut novel of Lian Hearn's Tales of the Otori series, Across the Nightingale Floor, is set in a feudal Japan on the edge of the imagination. The tale begins with young Takeo, a member of a subversive and persecuted religious group, who returns home to find his village in flames. He is saved, not by coincidence, by the swords of Lord Otori Shigeru and thrust into a world of warlords, feuding c... More
Book Information
PublisherHighBridge Company
BindingAudio CD (24 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of PagesN/A
Publication Date08/26/2002
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About Lian Hearn (Author) : Lian Hearn is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Lian Hearn include Across the Nightingale Floor:Tales of the Otori, Book One (Unabridged), ... more
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2/6/2010 laure latham tagged as: Inspired me

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2/28/2008 Marta Dorigo said: This series got me hook from the beginning - it struck me immediately how English language is bend towards translated-from-Japanese English. Also if I notice that there are elements of anglo-saxon mythology, I appreciate the general setting, a fantasy in "ancient Japan" for a change.
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