Shōgun by James Clavell Across the Nightingale Floor by Lian Hearn Musashi by Eiji Yoshikawa The Ninja by Eric Van Lustbader The Way of the Warrior by. Nicholas Linnear, hero of The Ninja and The Miko, is back in another epic Eric Van Lustbader, Author Fawcett Books $ (p) ISBN ORDER THE BOOK E-BOOK Kindle Apple Books Google Play NOOK Kobo The Ninja Nicholas Linnear #1 Description The New York Times–bestselling novel.

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Oct 27, Airam Avitok rated it it was amazing Shelves: For me, the more I read, the more deeply involved I became with the characters. Don’t even remember where I was living when I read it originally Immediately, his heart broke and he said her name softly and she came into his arms, her open lips against the tendons of his neck, her hot tears scalding his flesh; she stroked the back of his head.

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The action is so poorly described that most of the details were not decipherable by me, and I could literally get up and try to act them out. I found the description of the first couple of murders were written very well. Linnear is a man who stands between East and West, the son of an American diplomat raised in Japan, Western on the outside and Japanese in his heart.

Caught between East and West, a past he can’t escape and a vaan he can’t avoid, he is trapped in a web of old lust and present passions that will converge on a terrifying moment of revelation and revenge This site uses cookies. It is a pity that the later books tended to degenerate into oriental sorcery, but this is a stunning opening to t By turns tranquil and explosive, this is the pinnacle of martial-arts fiction writing.


Yet that is not important when reading this book, as you get an excellent education into the basic tenets, but without ever feeling a sense of information overload, for the explanations are shared throughout the course of this narrative.

Feb 24, Perry Martin rated it liked it. He looked like a Westerner, but thought like an Easterner. I really wish this book had been in ebook format.

Van Lustbader has a talent for seamlessly moving between layers of history, from A. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Let’s set aside that this unwieldy chunk of text is one sentence that contains twenty commas. Lustvader remembered very little details heh, long time ago at least until I read them again but I remember that these books did much to spark my interest in martial arts and most especially Japanese martial arts. None of that helped me one bit in fully understanding what it is a Ninja does.

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I have no idea why it is not. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. I’d recommend this book to people who enjoy reading about vastly different cultures along with interesting historical references to Japan’s involvement in World War II. Nicholas Linnear is a master ninja, the son of a Chinese mother and British father. Early thi For years, love ulstbader been an art in the Orient.

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Was that intentional on Lustbader’s part? Oct 17, Chloe rated it did not like it Recommended to Chloe by: This initial murder is actually never explained in pages. In these angustate passages—what? We have an occidental ninja master named Nicholas Linnear.

At time the book is very neatly paced with great suspense and action and the se The story of half American and half Oriental What really intrigues me most about this novel is the examination of the differing attitudes towards culture, religion, gender and sex.

You will also meet many interesting villains and friends Nicholas Linnear encounters as the story unfolds. He has come to the US where he succeeded as an add man for a big corporation, but one day he just quits his position.

The Hero and the Girl have a fight. That’s why for this review I decided to re-read a novel that I remember thd a favourite, The Ninja by Eric Lustbader.

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tue The garbage trucks are traveling on their lentitudinous path? That they have a long path to travel? This guy has great metaphors; I must have marked over 60 in the book and it’s only about pages long!

Really good, with excellent research about white Ninjas and Black Ninjas It just about manages to convey the bare bones of the story.