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The Way of the Warrior

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"When Jimmu was ten years old, his father woke him in the middle of the night to explain that he had brought shame to the family. He then committed seppuku, a form of suicide. Jimmu is left in the care of his father's most trusted samurai swordsman, Nichiren, who explains that the charges that brought shame to his family were false. His...

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In 16th century Japan Jimmu Shimomura is raised to avenge his father's death caused by Lord Ankan, but after training as a samurai warrior and becoming a bodyguard for his sworn enemy he becomes sympathetic toward Ankan and is unsure what the right thingto do is.

Synopsis:

Jimmu is haunted by his father's suicide. Vowing vengeance on the man responsible, Jimmu masters the skill of the samurai and secures a position among the lord's guards. But the closer Jimmu comes to fulfilling his dark destiny, the more tangled he becomes in the truth of his father's death.

About the Author

Andrew Matthews was a 1994 Smarties Book Prize nominee. He lives in Reading, England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781101157381
Publisher:
Dutton Children's Books
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Boys / Men
Author:
Matthews, Andrew
Author:
Andrew Matthews
Subject:
Boys / Men
Subject:
Social Issues - Values
Subject:
Historical - Asia
Subject:
History
Subject:
Revenge
Subject:
Samurai
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20081113
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
152

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"Synopsis" by , In 16th century Japan Jimmu Shimomura is raised to avenge his father's death caused by Lord Ankan, but after training as a samurai warrior and becoming a bodyguard for his sworn enemy he becomes sympathetic toward Ankan and is unsure what the right thingto do is.
"Synopsis" by , Jimmu is haunted by his father's suicide. Vowing vengeance on the man responsible, Jimmu masters the skill of the samurai and secures a position among the lord's guards. But the closer Jimmu comes to fulfilling his dark destiny, the more tangled he becomes in the truth of his father's death.
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