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Dec 10, Andessa Zheiddinne rated it liked it. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Steeped in a delicate, poignant fragility that is reminiscent of the airiness of tarashikomi paintings, I found myself almost holding kxminishi breath as the romantic proceedings played out.

Nov 25, DM Cartwright rated it liked it. The fact that some sentences were actually in japanese was a lovely bonus. The only difference is that this story takes place mostly in Edo-period Japan instead of Korea, and the travelling is not only across time, but also across continents.

But Lord Shinjaro never dropped the subject, until Michael finally reluctantly told him about Commodore Perry and the black ships who would arrive to Japan in two years’ time, which would lead to the fall of the Shogunate and change the face of Japan.

True Path of the Ninja. When I read this book I wanted to give it 4 stars, but as time passed by I decided that 3 stars would be enough for it. Sometimes you just have to give your partner some space, think about what’s happening, what each of you can do to fix your relationship. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Weave a Circle Round.


Soldiers Out of Time. I am pleased to say that I very much enjoyed this story. The couple seemed to drift apart lately and Michael wants to fix this. Afu marked it as to-read Sep 01, He also gave up too easily. The plot was weak and felt a bit forced. Not that sexual feeling is wrong for elderly people, but for 80 something woman to lust after a 30 something man in the train is just a little bit weird for me.

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But the romance between our two main characters was nice, and I enjoyed the story quite a bit. Does this have a happily ever after ending? I did like the ending too. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

And, possibly the worst thing of all, I was absolutely appalled by the brutal abuse of the Japanese language presented in this book.

The kaminishii name was Lord Shinjaro. There are some things I really liked in this book. And as more of a nit-picky complaint that was nevertheless enough to break the spell of the story, the Japanese words and phases peppered throughout that deviated from the standard form taught to American students of the language.

The book has so many details that it would be lovely for people who want to know more about japanese customs but lacks explanation. And inexplicably, he kept on his desk a pencil sketch that he had done of a Japanese warlord from the late-Edo period in Japan, a man he had seen in his dreams. Suzukaw yet I’m still going to read the second story Most of the book takes place in 19th-century Japan, and these are the parts I enjoyed the most.

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Daniela Gretchen Guida marked it as to-read Jul 21, The Japanese society of mids is very believable and richly presented. Grunelle rated it it was amazing Aug 25, Anthony marked it as to-read Mar 09, Our Time Is Now. Dec 08, Magda rated it it was ok Shelves: The Secret Teachings of the Ninja. But echoes from that summer long ago are never far away—and for the two men, winter is on the horizon. Michael Holden wakes up in an impossible reality: If you like to read about ancient Japan, you will enjoy this book, as long as you keep in mind that this is not a classic like James Clavell’s “Shogun”.


We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. Tessie marked it as to-read Sep 29, This does feel very much like a fan fiction – there’s not a lot of ori Well, I gave it a go but had to stop about half way through. Kindle Editionpages. Or that he simply knew archery. I wonder what was going through the author’s mind The story wasn’t allowed to unwind at an organic pace and so the flow was choppy, both hurried and excrutiatingly slow, and distracting.

Josephine marked it as to-read Dec 11, Preview — Kaminishi by Jan Suzukawa. There is too much telling, too much “in his own head” musing from the main character, and not nearly enough showing, not enough action or interaction between him and his samurai.

Jun 05, Jamie Fessenden rated it really liked it Shelves: Through the mists of time and in the reality of modern Japan, Michael searches for the truth—and for the man who now owns his heart—Shinjaro Kaminishi. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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