The Tale of Shikanoko
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(3.7 based on 6 ratings)
  • 1
    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
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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 (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
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