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Now in paperback, "The Last Samurai" is full of stories of remarkable exploits, tables of Japanese grammar, snatches of Greek poetry, passages of Icelandic legend, and ingenious math problems. It is also the tale of a six-year-old child prodigy's search for a father, or even a man heroic enough to be his father.

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"[A] brilliant debut novel...keeps things moving at an exhilarating clip...DeWitt is formidably intelligent but engagingly witty..." The Washington Post

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"[A] fresh, fast-paced, wonderfully imaginative book....It is a touching story of a child's maturing love and illuminates the ways in which a parent's issues can overtly or covertly affect the life of a child. Delightfully original, with foreign rights already sold in 14 countries, this novel will generate high demand." Grace Fill, Booklist

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"[An] ambitious, colossal debut novel....While energetic and relentlessly unpredictable, the novel often becomes belabored with its own inventiveness, but the bizarre relationship between Sibylla and Ludo maintains its resonant, rich centrality, giving the book true emotional cohesion." Publishers Weekly

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paulineaviquivil, October 27, 2013 (view all comments by paulineaviquivil)
The book looks very awesome and the title is very catchy. :) Keep it up, Helen!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780786887002
Author:
DeWitt, Helen
Publisher:
Miramax
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Mothers and sons
Subject:
London
Subject:
Americans
Subject:
Gifted children
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Father figures.
Subject:
Bildungsromans
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
London (england)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st paperback ed.
Edition Description:
TradePB
Series Volume:
MF-391
Publication Date:
March 2002
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.125 in 23.84 oz
Age Level:
Adult

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Product details 544 pages Talk Miramax Books - English 9780786887002 Reviews:
"Review" by , "[A] brilliant debut novel...keeps things moving at an exhilarating clip...DeWitt is formidably intelligent but engagingly witty..."
"Review" by , "[A] fresh, fast-paced, wonderfully imaginative book....It is a touching story of a child's maturing love and illuminates the ways in which a parent's issues can overtly or covertly affect the life of a child. Delightfully original, with foreign rights already sold in 14 countries, this novel will generate high demand."
"Review" by , "[An] ambitious, colossal debut novel....While energetic and relentlessly unpredictable, the novel often becomes belabored with its own inventiveness, but the bizarre relationship between Sibylla and Ludo maintains its resonant, rich centrality, giving the book true emotional cohesion."
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