The Tengu's Game of Go (Paperback)

By Lian Hearn

Fsg Originals, 9780374536343, 256pp.

Publication Date: September 27, 2016

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Description

An epic four-volume adventure in mythical medieval Japan: a world of warriors and assassins, demons and spirits

In The Tengu's Game of Go, the final book of Lian Hearn's epic Tale of Shikanoko--all of which will be published in 2016--the rightful emperor is lost; illness and murder give rise to suspicions and make enemies of allies. Unrest rules the country. Only Shika can end the madness by returning the Lotus Throne to its rightful ruler.

As destiny weaves its rich tapestry, a compelling drama plays out against a background of wild forests, elegant castles, hidden temples, and savage battlefields. This is the medieval Japan of Lian Hearn's imagination, where animal spirits clash with warriors and children navigate a landscape as serene as it is deadly.

The Tale of Shikanoko, Book 1: Emperor of the Eight Islands (April 2016)
The Tale of Shikanoko, Book 2: Autumn Princess, Dragon Child (June 2016)
The Tale of Shikanoko, Book 3: Lord of the Darkwood (August 2016)
The Tale of Shikanoko, Book 4: The Tengu's Game of Go (September 2016)



About the Author

Lian Hearn is the pseudonym of a writer--born in England, educated at Oxford, currently living in Australia--who has a lifelong interest in Japan, has lived there, and studies Japanese. She is the author of the bestselling series Tales of the Otori.
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