Shōgun by James Clavell Across the Nightingale Floor by Lian Hearn Musashi by Eiji Yoshikawa The Ninja by Eric Van Lustbader The Way of the Warrior by. Nicholas Linnear, hero of The Ninja and The Miko, is back in another epic Eric Van Lustbader, Author Fawcett Books $ (p) ISBN ORDER THE BOOK E-BOOK Kindle Apple Books Google Play NOOK Kobo The Ninja Nicholas Linnear #1 Description The New York Times–bestselling novel.
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There is a sub plot involving an unsolved murder lustbadsr Croaker is introduced as part of this. The story was recommended to me by my husband, and while I enjoyed the story for the most part, the female characters were one dimensional and almost comical in their development.
In the Big Confrontation, the Hero and the Tycoon lure the Villain to a site of their choosing so as to surprise the Villain who doesn’t realize he’s being lured. I had bought the hardcover and read it then, twice. Return to Book Page.
Mar 01, Nigel rated it really liked it. I am currently vzn “Shibumi” by Trevanian – – another book from my youth I recall reading just before reading “The Ninja” – – and, so far, it seems to be holding up despite the passage of time. I wanted to like this book.
Of course the war was a polarizing event for all, but especially the Japanese, after the atrocities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in The next scene they sh I decided to read this book for two reasons: And there, perhaps, is where I was most disappointed. Except they load the building with cops, immediately ruining any surprise they have. The first and most intriguing of the series I’ve read to date.
Inheriting his father’s occidental features, but being raised in the Japanese culture meant that he had a foot in both worlds, but never seemed to truly be accepted in either. She is raised in a traditional Japanese household, but her parents suspected that she may be half Chinese. WISH vna had been in an ebook format!! You are commenting using your Facebook account. Wait, here’s a word guy on Twitter.
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Caught between East and West, a past he can’t escape and a destiny he can’t avoid, he is trapped in a web of old lust and present passions that will converge on a terrifying moment of revelation and revenge Lustbader for sparking lkstbader interest with his work. By around this time, Joe Wizanwho had become the new head of Fox, put The Ninja and other projects that were given the green-lit into turnaround. Get to Know Us.
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This book right here is not for anyone born after It serves, literally, to kick off the action and makes no sense in terms of the primary focus of the murder, which is theoretically An Evil Tycoon, or in terms of our hero’s battle with The Ninja.
Sep 04, J. No And sometimes, you know you’re in trouble on page 1. Before turning to writing full time, he enjoyed highly successful careers in the New York City public school system, where he holds licenses in both elementary and early childhood education, and in the music business, where he worked for Elektra Records and CBS Records, among other companies.
Perhaps it was zeitgeist. That seems to be his basic formula in the topics he chooses.
A handful of references and a thesaurus, that is. Though the story was clearly fictional, it was extremely well researched and felt authentic. So, the point is that the Villain will think he’s ambushing them but AHA! The skills of a ninja border on the almost supernatural and there are some great moments that illustrate the trained killer going about his deadly business.
I’m not even going to talk about the “plot” of this mess. Oct 11, Rod rated it it was amazing.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This page was last edited on 4 Augustat Weird murders are happening in New York, you see: I may give “The Miko” a go next.
Ever the good wife, I trudged through to the end. Immediately, his heart broke and he said her name softly and she came into his arms, her open lips against the tendons of his neck, her hot tears scalding his flesh; she stroked the back of his head. Originally in the s, the rights to make a film adaptation were bought by producers Richard D.
Nicholas Linnear notice the last name; straight as an arrow is at a crossroads in his life; he has just left his job and met a younger woman with some psychological problems. There is a lot of background content to cover in understanding how all the bodies do relate to one another. Because the author tells you stuff like “He missed his daughters. Many of them are a blend of protagonist and antagonist, which is parallel to real life.
Seeing the contrast between different time periods in Japanese history was beautiful, and made quite clear the author’s reverence for the Japanese culture, and to a smaller extent the Chinese as well. OK, ok, I can still enjoy this, if just as kitsch. It added absolutely nothing to the story and nninja distracting.
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But of course there are those niinja can see both sides, and find their soul called to the other culture. The flash backs are there to expand on the life of Nicholas Linnear as he grows up learning martial arts and becoming abl Re-reading this, having previously read it over 20 years ago and was delighted to find that it has certainly stood the test of time.
He also is a very descriptive writer.