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Grass for his pillow [sound recording (audio book)] / Lian Hearn ; read by Tamblyn Lord and Anna Steen.

By: Hearn, Lian [auther.].
Contributor(s): Lord, Tamblyn [narrator.] | Steen, Anna [narrator.] | Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Material type: materialTypeLabelSoundSeries: Hearn, Lian. Tales of the Otori: 2.Publisher: Tullamarine, Victoria Bolinda Audio, 2003Copyright date: p2003Edition: Unabridged.Description: 9 audio discs (CD) (10 hr., 22 min.) : digital, stereo ; 12 cm ; in container.Content type: spoken word Media type: audio Carrier type: audio discISBN: 9781489019493.Subject(s): Revenge -- Fiction | Assassins -- Fiction | Japan -- FictionGenre/Form: Fantasy fiction. | Historical fiction. | Audiobooks.DDC classification: A823.4 Read by Tamblyn Lord and Anna Steen.Summary: With Grass for His Pillow, we return to the medieval Japan of Lian Hearn's creation - a land of harsh beauty and deceptive appearances. In a complex social hierarchy, amid dissembling clans and fractured allegiances, there is no place for passionate young love. The orphan Takeo has been condemned to work as an assassin - an enforced occupation that his father sacrificed his own life to escape. Meanwhile, Takeo's beloved Shirakawa Kaede, heir to the Murayama and alone in the world, must find a way to unify the domain she has inherited, as she fights off the advances of would-be suitors and hopes against fading hope that Takeo will return to her
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In a complex social hierarchy, amid dissembling clans and fractured allegiances, there is no place for passionate young love. The orphan Takeo has been condemned to work as an assassin - an enforced occupation that his father sacrificed his own life to escape. Meanwhile, Takeo's beloved Shirakawa Kaede, heir to the Murayama and alone in the world, must find a way to unify the domain she has inherited, as she fights off the advances of would-be suitors and hopes against fading hope that Takeo will return to her ...

Read by Tamblyn Lord and Anna Steen.

With Grass for His Pillow, we return to the medieval Japan of Lian Hearn's creation - a land of harsh beauty and deceptive appearances. In a complex social hierarchy, amid dissembling clans and fractured allegiances, there is no place for passionate young love. The orphan Takeo has been condemned to work as an assassin - an enforced occupation that his father sacrificed his own life to escape. Meanwhile, Takeo's beloved Shirakawa Kaede, heir to the Murayama and alone in the world, must find a way to unify the domain she has inherited, as she fights off the advances of would-be suitors and hopes against fading hope that Takeo will return to her

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