Across the Nightingale Floor (Tales of the Otori, Book 1)

Across the Nightingale Floor (Tales of the Otori, Book 1)

Lian Hearn


An foreign bestseller, Across the Nightingale Floor is the 1st publication within the stories of the Otori sequence through Lian Hearn. do not omit the similar series, The story of Shikanoko.

In his black-walled citadel at Inuyama, the warlord Iida Sadamu surveys his recognized nightingale ground. developed with beautiful ability, it sings on the tread of every human foot. No murderer can go it unheard.

The early life Takeo has been stated in a distant mountain village one of the Hidden, a reclusive and religious those that have taught him in basic terms the methods of peace. yet unbeknownst to him, his father used to be a celebrated murderer and a member of the Tribe, an historical community of households with impressive, preternatural abilities. whilst Takeo's village is pillaged, he's rescued and followed by means of the mysterious Lord Otori Shigeru. below the tutelage of Shigeru, he learns that he too possesses the abilities of the Tribe. And, with this data, he embarks on a trip that might lead him around the famed nightingale floor—and to his personal unbelievable destiny...

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