Bundori a novel of Japan by Laura Joh Rowland

Cover of: Bundori | Laura Joh Rowland

Published by Villard in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Japan

Subjects:

  • Sano, Ichirō (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Japan -- History -- Genroku period, 1688-1704 -- Fiction

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementLaura Joh Rowland.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3568.O934 B8 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination339 p. ;
Number of Pages339
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1273416M
ISBN 100679434232
LC Control Number95004826

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A book to recommend/5(68). They also spell big trouble for the Shogun's special investigator, Sano Ichiro, in this sequel to Rowland's well-received first novel, Shinju. The killings are made known when the severed heads of the victims are put on public display, in the manner of an ancient custom known as bundori, or war trophy/5(68).

Bundori is the next book after Shinju (set three months later), where Sano has risen to the post of sosakan-sama, the shogun's special investigator.

He Bundori book still the outsider, as he does not have the background or family connections that his peers do/5(98). This book is a wonderful read, giving a good look into Japan four hundred years ago.

The story itself is a good who-done-it which is sadly a little slow in places, but thankfully it hooks you enough for you to keep reading it. It was after this one that i found out just how many there is in the series, a lot/5(68).

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