The Tale of Shikanoko
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(4.4 based on 60 ratings)
  • 1
    Emperor of the Eight Islands | Lian Hearn

    Emperor of the Eight Islands

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Lian Hearn
    • Narrated By Neil Shah
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (25)
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    (23)
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    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.

    Enter the Darkwood

    Lian Hearn's mystical world quivers with an adventure in medieval Japan. Sorcery and samurai clash and a hero is born from a stag....it's only the be..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 30 2016 by Sinton (Altadena, CA, United States)
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    Emperor of the Eight Islands: The Tale of Shikanoko, Book 1 | Lian Hearn

    Emperor of the Eight Islands: The Tale of Shikanoko, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Lian Hearn
    • Narrated By Paul English
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    A spellbinding epic from the author of Across the Nightingale Floor. An ambitious warrior leaves his nephew for dead and seizes his lands. A stubborn father forces his younger son to give up his wife to his older brother. A woman of the Old People seeks five fathers for her five children, the Spider Tribe, born from cocoons. A powerful priest trains a young disciple, Shikanoko, who has been made a sorcerer against his will.

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    Emperor of the Eight Islands | Lian Hearn

    Emperor of the Eight Islands

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Lian Hearn
    • Narrated By Neil Shah
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    An ambitious warrior leaves his nephew for dead and seizes his lands. A stubborn father forces his younger son to give up his wife to his older brother. A woman of the Old People seeks five fathers for her five children, the Spider Tribe, born from cocoons. A powerful priest trains a young disciple, Shikanoko, who has been made a sorcerer against his will. An intricate tapestry has been woven for two rival clans to enter a savage battle over who will be crowned emperor of the Eight Islands.

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  • 2
    Autumn Princess, Dragon Child: The Tale of the Shikanoko, Book 2 | Lian Hearn

    Autumn Princess, Dragon Child: The Tale of the Shikanoko, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Lian Hearn
    • Narrated By Neil Shah
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (20)
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    An ambitious lord leaves his nephew for dead and seizes his lands. A stubborn father forces his son to give up his wife to his older brother. A powerful priest meddles in the succession to the Lotus Throne. A woman of the Old People seeks five fathers for her five children, who will go on to found the Spider Tribe and direct the fate of the country.

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  • 3
    Lord of the Darkwood: The Tale of Shikanoko, Book 3 | Lian Hearn

    Lord of the Darkwood: The Tale of Shikanoko, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Lian Hearn
    • Narrated By Neil Shah
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    (8)
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    (7)
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    A self-assured warrior stumbles into a game of Go that turns fatal. An ambitious lord leaves his nephew for dead and seizes his lands. A stubborn father forces his son to give up his wife to his older brother. A powerful priest meddles in the succession to the Lotus Throne. A woman of the Old People seeks five fathers for her five children, who will go on to found the Spider Tribe and direct the fate of the country.

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    Lord of the Darkwood: The Tale of Shikanoko, Book 3 | Lian Hearn

    Lord of the Darkwood: The Tale of Shikanoko, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Lian Hearn
    • Narrated By Paul English
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    As destiny weaves its tapestry in Lian Hearn's Tale of Shikanoko series, an emotionally rich and compelling drama plays out against a background of wild forests, elegant castles, hidden temples, and savage battlefields in Lord of the Darkwood. A self-assured warrior stumbles into a game of Go that turns fatal. An ambitious lord leaves his nephew for dead and seizes his lands. A stubborn father forces his son to give up his wife to his older brother.

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  • 4
    The Tengu's Game of Go: The Tale of Shikanoko, Book 4 | Lian Hearn

    The Tengu's Game of Go: The Tale of Shikanoko, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Lian Hearn
    • Narrated By Neil Shah
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (7)
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    The rightful emperor is lost to the world, further from the throne than ever before. The lord of the usurper clan has fallen ill, and further unrest looms. Shikanoko has withdrawn to the farthest reaches of the country, leaving his allies stranded and the Spider Tribe unchecked. Lakes are drying up, rivers receding - have the powers of Heaven abandoned the Eight Islands?

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