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y separately published work icon Emperor of the Eight Islands single work   novel   fantasy  
Is part of The Tale of Shikanoko Lian Hearn , 2016 series - author novel (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Emperor of the Eight Islands
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'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.' (Publication summary)

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  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

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    y separately published work icon Emperor of the Eight Islands Lian Hearn , Sydney : Hachette Australia , 2016 9309986 2016 selected work novel fantasy

    Books 1 and 2 in the Tale of Shikanoko Series

    Sydney : Hachette Australia , 2016
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Hachette Australia , 2016 .
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      Extent: 272p.
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      • Published 26 April 2016
      ISBN: 9780733635144
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      Americas,
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      Farrar Straus and Giroux ,
      2016 .
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      Extent: 272p.
      Note/s:
      • Published April 26, 2016
      ISBN: 9780374536312

Works about this Work

Review : Emperor of the Eight Islands Lyn Linning , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 31 no. 1 2016; (p. 41-42)

— Review of Emperor of the Eight Islands Lian Hearn , 2016 single work novel
Shades of Grey in a Rich Japanese Fantasy Lucy Sussex , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 2-3 April 2016; (p. 24) The Saturday Age , 2-3 April 2016; (p. 24)

— Review of Emperor of the Eight Islands Lian Hearn , 2016 single work novel
Land of the Rising Fantasy Amanda Ellis , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 8 March 2016; (p. 6)
'Gillian Rubinstein's epic series is inspired by a love affair with Japan, hears Amanda Ellis.'
Land of the Rising Sun Fiona Purdon , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 5 March 2016; (p. 6)

— Review of Emperor of the Eight Islands Lian Hearn , 2016 single work novel
Land of the Rising Sun Fiona Purdon , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 5 March 2016; (p. 6)

— Review of Emperor of the Eight Islands Lian Hearn , 2016 single work novel
Shades of Grey in a Rich Japanese Fantasy Lucy Sussex , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 2-3 April 2016; (p. 24) The Saturday Age , 2-3 April 2016; (p. 24)

— Review of Emperor of the Eight Islands Lian Hearn , 2016 single work novel
Review : Emperor of the Eight Islands Lyn Linning , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 31 no. 1 2016; (p. 41-42)

— Review of Emperor of the Eight Islands Lian Hearn , 2016 single work novel
Land of the Rising Fantasy Amanda Ellis , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 8 March 2016; (p. 6)
'Gillian Rubinstein's epic series is inspired by a love affair with Japan, hears Amanda Ellis.'
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