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Refully sett In the year in the highest tower of Cloud of Sparrows Castle a beautiful woman sits by the window watching as enemies gather below As she calmly awaits her fate she begins to write carefully setting down on a scroll an extraordinary tale a tale that u

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[BOOKS] ✪ Autumn Bridge By Takashi Matsuoka – Blackswantea.co.uk In the year 1311 in the highest tower of Cloud of Sparrows Castle a beautiful woman sits by the window watching as enemies gather below As she calmly awaits her fate she begins to write carefully settBOOKS Autumn Bridge By Takashi Matsuoka Blackswanteacouk In the year 1311 in the highest tower of Cloud of Sparrows Castle a beautiful woman sits by the window watching as enemies gather below As she calmly awaits her fate she begins to write ca

Kindle Autumn Bridge ePUB ↠ º blackswanteacouk Takashi Matsuoka is a first generation Japanese American writer living in Honolulu Hawaii United States Before commiting full time to the writing profession he used to work at a Zen Buddhist temple His books historical novels depicting American missionaries' visits to Japan are often compared to Shōgun and the rest James Clavell's series In addition to writing novels Matsuoka also worked.

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  • Algernon (Darth Anyan)

    Kindle Autumn Bridge ePUB ↠ º blackswanteacouk autumn book, bridge epub, Autumn Bridge PDF The overthrow of the Tokugawa Shogunate the Restoration of the Emperor the abolition of the samurai class the dissolution of the domains the unprecedented intrusion of foreigners into Japan the destruction of the last heroic proponents of bushido all these events had occurred in the span of less than ten years The radical late XI


  • Mieczyslaw Kasprzyk

    Kindle Autumn Bridge ePUB ↠ º blackswanteacouk autumn book, bridge epub, Autumn Bridge PDFIt is interesting how people react differently to books just like people When I finished Autumn Bridge I felt as if someone had just died There was a moment during which I actually felt empty and wanted to grieve I felt the same way after reading Cloud of Sparrows yet when I started to read this its seuel I remembered very little of that story it came back to me in visions like personal memories There will be people who will read both books and wonder what all the fuss is about I can't answer that how the books affected me is a personal thing and could well be linked to the numerous facets that make up my interests and maybe in the sentimentality I've chosen a word harsh critics might use that runs through the stories Autumn Bridge is suffused wi


  • Sharon

    Kindle Autumn Bridge ePUB ↠ º blackswanteacouk autumn book, bridge epub, Autumn Bridge PDFIf James Clavell's Shogun had been as good as Cloud of Sparrows I might have finished reading itI am seriousCloud of Sparrows is the story of Lord Genji a Japanese noble who allows Western missionaries to come to his domain One member of each generation in his family has the gift of prophecy and Genji has had a vision that his life will be saved by an outsider one day So he allows Westerners into Japan after two centuries of isolationThe missionaries are led by Reverend Cromwell and his fiance Emily They wind up embro


  • Einahpets

    Kindle Autumn Bridge ePUB ↠ º blackswanteacouk autumn book, bridge epub, Autumn Bridge PDFI read Cloud of Sparrows when I was a teenager and it had been my favorite book since that day When I found out that there was a secuel I felt like I had to read it almost as a matter of life or deathAnd when I finally got it I found myself getting scared I didn't want to get disappointed by the second part because the first book was so special for me I could say that book came to me just in the right moment of my life and it changed meIt wasn't the caseAutumn Bridge is so good and beautifully written that it just suck my life for the major part of 2 weeks I couldn't stop myself from reading it I read it everywhere I think about it on my work with my family and friends even on my dreams I literally dreamt about this bookIn this book we get to know Genji's ancestors their lifes and deaths and how everything was connected I just love the way how the book


  • BDT

    Kindle Autumn Bridge ePUB ↠ º blackswanteacouk autumn book, bridge epub, Autumn Bridge PDFTo start off I loved Cloud of Sparrows Matsuoka is a gifted writer and it's a shame that he hasn't written When I first started reading this I was concerned that it wouldn't live up to Cloud of Sparrows and had a difficult time understanding the book's structure freuent jumps back and forth between time periods However it all began to make sense after about 25% through and I found myself racing to the finishThe sheer depth of emotion and description of the flaws of each and every character made the story real All of the plot holes in Cloud of Sparrows are woven together and answered in ways that were impossible to predict The reader gets a sense of the rise and fall of the Tokugawa regime with particular focus on the decline and fall of the samurai class The complexity and incredible plot development makes this even better than Cloud of Sparrows Not as much violence


  • Marc Jentzsch

    Kindle Autumn Bridge ePUB ↠ º blackswanteacouk autumn book, bridge epub, Autumn Bridge PDFA worthy seuel to Cloud of Sparrows Autumn Bridge fills in the few big gaps left by the previous book Though it's difficult to say what truly constitutes the present of the narrative in Autumn Bridge we are also introduced to a slew of new characters past present and future Perhaps that's the point though that for each of the characters their story is their present and as we read so it is for us Throughout the narrative there is little regard for chronological storytelling and oddly the book is stronger for itIf I had to register any complaints about this book it's that too little attention was paid to San Francisco though what there was was expertly crafted and that the end of the book seems to go into a nosedive with its breakneck pacing It's a little jarring for things to suddenly begin moving so uickly when they have taken their time all along time that was well spent in developing characters and eve


  • Shari

    Kindle Autumn Bridge ePUB ↠ º blackswanteacouk autumn book, bridge epub, Autumn Bridge PDFDramatic lyrical and creative I found this book better than Cloud of Sparrows The going back and forth in time was a bit confusing at first but it immediately made sense and even added depth to the setting and characters and moved the story forward by tying the loosed ends in Cloud of Sparrows This


  • Virginia

    Kindle Autumn Bridge ePUB ↠ º blackswanteacouk autumn book, bridge epub, Autumn Bridge PDFLoved many parts of this story but found some things about it incredibly problematic One character arc contains a serial sexual abuser who has a redemption arc which I find unacceptable


  • Liz Chapman

    Kindle Autumn Bridge ePUB ↠ º blackswanteacouk autumn book, bridge epub, Autumn Bridge PDFSome readers have written very long reviews of this book but I just want to say I really enjoyed reading it It did remind me in places of James Clavell's Shogun but I liked that book as well I did get a bit confused with the constant time changes in the story but I sorted it out in the end If


  • Charnette

    Kindle Autumn Bridge ePUB ↠ º blackswanteacouk autumn book, bridge epub, Autumn Bridge PDFOnce again Matsuoka amazed me I'm eagerly awaiting his next book because I simply loved both of his books this one and Cloud of Sparrows


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