The Shogun's Daughter
A Novel of Feudal Japan
||Rowland, Laura Joh|
|Series title:||Sano Ichiro Novels Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||St. Martin's Press|
| Imprint:||Minotaur Books|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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| Book Description: |
Japan, 1704. In an elegant mansion a young woman named Tsuruhime lies on her deathbed, attended by her nurse. Smallpox pustules cover her face. Incense burns, to banish the evil spirits of disease. After Tsuruhime takes her last breath, the old woman watching from the doorway says, "Who's going to tell the Shogun his daughter is dead?"
The death of the Shogun's daughter has immediate consequences on his regime. There will be no grandchild to leave the kingdom. Faced with his...