The convict's sword: [a mystery of eleventh-century Japan]

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The latest in the "terrifically imaginative" (The Wall Street Journal) Akitada mystery series brings eleventh-century Japan to lifeI. J. Parker's phenomenal Akitada mystery series has been gaining fans with each new novel. The latest, The Convict's Sword, is the most fully realized installment to date, weaving history, drama, mystery, romance, and adventure into a story of passion and redemption. Lord Sugawara Akitada, the senior secretary in the Ministry of Justice, must find the mysterious killer of a man condemned to live in exile for a crime he did not commit. Meanwhile, Akitada's retainer, Tora, investigates the sudden death of a blind street singer, whose past life is a bigger mystery than anyone thought. Told in Parker's clever, vivid prose, The Convict's Sword is a must-read for those who love well-written mysteries in an exotic setting.
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Grouping Title convict s sword a mystery of eleventh century japan
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display_description Haunted by his vow to find the mysterious killer of his friend Haseo, Lord Sugawara Akitada, senior secretary in the Ministry of Justice, temporarily abandons his post and sets out to fulfill his promise. But Haseo, condemned to die in exile for a crime he did not commit, left only his sword behind as a clue to his past. At the same time, Akitada's retainer, Tora, is investigating the violent death of a blind street singer amid a smallpox outbreak that threatens the entire city.
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subject_facet Exiles -- Fiction, Japan -- History -- Heian period, 794-1185 -- Fiction, Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction, Smallpox -- Fiction, Sugawara Akitada (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
title_display The convict's sword : a mystery of eleventh-century Japan
title_full The convict's sword : [a mystery of eleventh-century Japan] / I.J. Parker, The convict's sword : a mystery of eleventh-century Japan / I. J. Parker
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