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Praised for its epic scope and descriptive detail, Across the Nightingale Floor, the first book in the Tales of the Otori series, was an international bestseller and critical success, named by the London Times as "the most compelling novel to have been published this year." With Grass for His Pillow, Book Two, we return to the medieval Japan of Lian Hearn's creation—a land of harsh beauty and deceptive appearances.

In a complex social hierarchy, amid dissembling clans and fractured allegiances, there is no place for passionate young love. The orphan Takeo has been condemned to work as an assassin—an enforced occupation that his father sacrificed his own life to escape. Meanwhile, Takeos beloved Shirakawa Kaede, heir to the Murayama and alone in the world, must find a way to unify the domain she has inherited, as she fights off the advances of would-be suitors and hopes against fading hope that Takeo will return to her...

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The spellbinding second installment of the internationally bestselling Tales of the Otori trilogy transports readers back to a mythical, medieval Japan in a story of clashing powers, divided loyalties, and passionate love.

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Praised for its epic scope and descriptive detail, Across the Nightingale Floor, the first book of the Tales of the Otori, was an international bestseller and critical success, named by the London Times as "the most compelling novel to have been published this year." With Grass for His Pillow, Book Two of the Tales of the Otori, we return to the medieval Japan of Hearn's creation-a land of harsh beauty and deceptive appearances.

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A welcome sequel to the deliciously readable Across the Nightingale Floor (New York Times Book Review)

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crowyhead, October 23, 2007 (view all comments by crowyhead)
The sequel to Across the Nightingale Floor, and just as great. This series is compulsive reading for me -- I just can't put these books down!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781594480034
Other:
Hearn, Lian
Publisher:
Riverhead Books
Author:
Hearn, Lian
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fantasy - Series
Subject:
Fantasy - Historical
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Teenage boys
Subject:
Orphans
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Japan
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy-Historical
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Tales of the Otori
Series Volume:
02
Publication Date:
20040631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
7.77x5.38x.99 in. .68 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 368 pages Riverhead Books - English 9781594480034 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The spellbinding second installment of the internationally bestselling Tales of the Otori trilogy transports readers back to a mythical, medieval Japan in a story of clashing powers, divided loyalties, and passionate love.
"Synopsis" by , Praised for its epic scope and descriptive detail, Across the Nightingale Floor, the first book of the Tales of the Otori, was an international bestseller and critical success, named by the London Times as "the most compelling novel to have been published this year." With Grass for His Pillow, Book Two of the Tales of the Otori, we return to the medieval Japan of Hearn's creation-a land of harsh beauty and deceptive appearances.
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