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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The Binja Tycoon even betrays the Hero on this point by alerting the Villain that they’re on to him! The ninja are introduced not as magical or almost mythical people, but rather as supreme martial artists who have reached the highest level and seek to progress further.
Oct 28, James Krauzlis rated it it was amazing.
It’s a cheesy, blood-splattered “Oriental” I deliberately use the pejorative term novel of dubious verisimilitude with steamy but pointless sex scenes. Is it really necessary? Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts.
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The words burned into his brain like something brain burny. And inspite of all that i still can’t help but like the east-west comparison. I have no idea why it is not. The reader is slowly drip fed details of his childhood and also the important relationships he had in his formative years, especially with his parents.
The Hero and the Girl have a fight. Unfortunately he accepts a debt of honor which ninua feels obligated to pay, regardless of how difficult it may end up making his own life, thus leaving the story wide open for a sequel.
Nick grew up combining the best of both cultures in his home. I assume most people just go “That sounds cool” and never try to work out how, for example, the villain manages to be fighting the hero over the partition in a limo and yet is able to bring up his knee in some meaningful fashion against him.
I highly recommend it! Really good, with excellent research about white Ninjas and Black Ninjas There’s an overabundance of back story for the main character and there are too many unnecessary characters. May 16, Muddle head rated it liked it Shelves: Eric Minja Lustbader was born and raised in Greenwich Village. Eric Van Lustbader indulges himself in some wordsmith creativity when it comes to bedrooms, living rooms, or wherever is handy to do some bodice ripping and sexual contortionist tricks.
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Originally in the s, the rights to make a film adaptation were bought by producers Richard D. Books by Eric Van Lustbader. The first and most intriguing of the series I’ve read to date.
Some of them did. They had some potential with interesting character perspectives and some plot twists. In the end the book comes back to the internal schism in a lustbadfr with feet in two vastly different worlds, and his struggle to reconcile all the varying parts of his heritage.
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You’re not afraid because you’re you, she tells him. This book has archaic gender stereotypes as well, as evidenced by this later interaction between Nick and Justine: Perhaps it was zeitgeist. That seems to be his basic formula in the topics he chooses.