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Is part of The Lotus War Jay Kristoff , 2012 series - author novel (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 Stormdancer
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'Arashitoras are supposed to be extinct. So when Yukiko and her warrior father Masaru are sent to capture one for the Shõgun, they fear that their lives are over – everyone knows what happens to those who fail the Lord of the Shima Isles. But the mission proves less impossible and more deadly than anyone expects. Soon Yukiko finds herself stranded: a young woman alone in her country's last wilderness, with only a furious, crippled arashitora for company. Although she can hear his thoughts, and saved his life, all she knows for certain is he'd rather see her dead than help her. Yet trapped together in the forest, Yukiko and the beast soon discover a bond that neither of them expected.

Meanwhile, the country around them verges on collapse. A toxic fuel is choking the land, the machine-powered Lotus Guild is publicly burning those they deem Impure, and the Shõgun cares for nothing but his own dominion. Authority has always made Yukiko, but her world changes when she meets Kin, a young man with secrets, and the rebel Kagé cabal. She learns the horrifying extent of the Shõgun's crimes, both against her country and her family.

Returning to the city, Yukiko is determined to make the Shõgun pay – but what can one girl and a flightless arashitora do against the might of an empire?'

Source : Publisher's Blurb

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Notes

  • Steampunk Note: Though the novels in this series do not engage heavily with steampunk's primary cultural locus (nineteenth century English society), and the Japanese-inspired setting would often associate it with related but separate styles, such as silkpunk, we would nevertheless categorise it as steampunk. Attention should be given to the setting of a tyrannical society in which clockwork-based mechanical invention combines with pollution and disease to create a unique dystopia, remeniscent of steampunk conventions established with Gibson and Sterling's The Difference Engine.
  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

      • Publisher: Tor
      London,
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      England,
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      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Tor ,
      2012 .
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      Extent: 451p.
      Description: illus., maps
      ISBN: 9780230762886
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Thomas Dunne Books ,
      2012 .
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      Extent: 324p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 18 September 2012
      ISBN: 1250001404, 9781250001405
Alternative title: Tancerze Burzy
Language: Polish
    • Warsaw,
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      Poland,
      c
      Eastern Europe, Europe,
      :
      Grupa Wydawnicza Foksal ,
      2013 .
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      Extent: 448p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 29 May 2013
      ISBN: 8378818519, 9788378818519

Works about this Work

Let Imaginations Run Wild Colin Steele , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 10 November 2012; (p. 26)

— Review of Winter Be My Shield Jo Spurrier , 2012 single work novel ; The Shadow's Heir K. J. Taylor , 2012 single work novel ; Stormdancer Jay Kristoff , 2012 single work novel ; Vengeance Ian Irvine , 2011 single work novel ; Rebellion Ian Irvine , 2012 single work novel
Shifting Borders Blanche Clark , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 8 - 9 September 2012; (p. 20)

— Review of Stormdancer Jay Kristoff , 2012 single work novel
Shifting Borders Blanche Clark , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 8 - 9 September 2012; (p. 20)

— Review of Stormdancer Jay Kristoff , 2012 single work novel
Let Imaginations Run Wild Colin Steele , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 10 November 2012; (p. 26)

— Review of Winter Be My Shield Jo Spurrier , 2012 single work novel ; The Shadow's Heir K. J. Taylor , 2012 single work novel ; Stormdancer Jay Kristoff , 2012 single work novel ; Vengeance Ian Irvine , 2011 single work novel ; Rebellion Ian Irvine , 2012 single work novel
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