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At the dawn of the Shogun era two mighty warrior clans, the Minamoto and the Taira, struggle for power under the Cloistered Emperor. The Taira are in uneasy control, but thethree Minamoto sons, separated and exiled at birth, are secretly reuniting to conquer them and avenge their father’s bloody death. It is the youngest, Yoshitsune, who is deemed most worthy of possessing the family heirloom, the Sword of Hachiman, the War God.. We follow Yoshitsune behind the scenes of the rarefied Cloister Court, where two extraordinary women enter his life…With striking colour and authenticity, Lynn Guest unfolds the story of one of the most romantic and celebrated heroes of Japanese history and legend.​

The Sword of Hachiman - one of the most romantic heroes of Japanese legend

SKU: 9781861515636
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