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The Shogun's Daughter

Rowland, Laura Joh

(Book - 2013)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The Shogun's Daughter
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"Japan, 1704. In an elegant mansion a young woman named Tsuruhime lies dying of smallpox.... As Tsuruhime draws her final breath, an old woman watching from the doorway says, 'Who wants to tell the Shogun his daughter is dead?'"--Jacket flap.
Publisher: New York :, Minotaur Books,, 2013
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 1250028612
9781250028617
Characteristics: vii, 326 pages ;,25 cm

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Jan 25, 2015
  • dixiedog rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

This was my first book by Laura Joh Rowland. ‘The Shogun’s Daughter’ was an interesting historical fiction which takes place in feudal Japan; the year 1704. Ironically the book was actually about whodunit! Who killed the Shogun’s daughter?
From cover to cover the book reveals the conflict between Sano’s family and that of his arch rival, the cunning Yanagisawa. While not quite the same - made in Japan - intrigue as the master story teller, James Clavell in his epic book ‘Shogun,’ this book was nethertheless very enjoyable and I recommend it to readers 16 and older. Senior Doctor-at-Bass! D. A.

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Feb 21, 2014

G3N1SYZ thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

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