The Resource Emperor of the Eight Islands, Lian Hearn

Emperor of the Eight Islands, Lian Hearn

Label
Emperor of the Eight Islands
Title
Emperor of the Eight Islands
Statement of responsibility
Lian Hearn
Creator
Contributor
Author
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "In the opening pages of the action-packed Book One of Lian Hearn's epic Tale of Shikanoko series--all of which will be published in 2016--a future lord is dispossessed of his birthright by a scheming uncle, a mountain sorcerer imbues a mask with the spirit of a great stag for a lost young man, a stubborn father forces his son to give up his wife to his older brother, and a powerful priest meddles in the succession to the Lotus Throne, the child who is the rightful heir to the emperor barely escaping the capital in the arms of his sister. And that is just the beginning. 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 One: Emperor of the Eight Islands (April 2016) The Tale of Shikanoko, Book Two: Autumn Princess, Dragon Child (June 2016) The Tale of Shikanoko, Book Three: Lord of the Darkwood (August 2016) The Tale of Shikanoko, Book Four: The Tengu's Game of Go (September 2016)"--
  • "An epic, fantastical adventure in the mythical Japan, a world inhabited by warriors, assassins, acrobats, ghosts, guardian spirits, demons, horses, and monkeys"--
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
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Cataloging source
TLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hearn, Lian
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9619.3.H3725
LC item number
E47 2016
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
OverDrive, Inc
Series statement
Tale of Shikanoko series
Series volume
1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Fantasy / Historical
  • Japan
Target audience
adult
Label
Emperor of the Eight Islands, Lian Hearn
Link
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Publication
Note
Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780374715014
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
42C58E08-21CE-4B98-BD30-5930B3C9A1BD
System control number
  • (OCoLC)924880800
  • (TLC)erc0000452999
Label
Emperor of the Eight Islands, Lian Hearn
Link
Publication
Note
Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780374715014
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
42C58E08-21CE-4B98-BD30-5930B3C9A1BD
System control number
  • (OCoLC)924880800
  • (TLC)erc0000452999

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