Shōgun by James Clavell Across the Nightingale Floor by Lian Hearn Musashi by Eiji Yoshikawa The Ninja by Eric Van Lustbader The Way of the Warrior by. Nicholas Linnear, hero of The Ninja and The Miko, is back in another epic Eric Van Lustbader, Author Fawcett Books $ (p) ISBN ORDER THE BOOK E-BOOK Kindle Apple Books Google Play NOOK Kobo The Ninja Nicholas Linnear #1 Description The New York Times–bestselling novel.
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How big could a man be? I found the description of the first couple of murders were written very well.
While wrestling with his mid-life crisis, his friends and acquaintances get bumped off by a mysterious black-clad assassin and there are no prizes for guessing what he is.
And, to make it even worse, he’s a ninja. Amazon Inspire Digital Rhe Resources. The Evil Tycoon even betrays the Hero on this point by alerting the Villain that they’re on to him!
Called in to help on the first murder owing to the tip of a Shaken found in the body he gets more and more heavily involved the case. Even the generational differences in how Nicholas and his peers viewed things versus how their elders parents and grandparents viewed them was informative.
I look forward to reading more of the books in the series. This situation actually helps him find his center again. Towards the end the book is getting clouded and philosophical which makes for difficult reading.
Irvin Kershner was hired to direct, using a screenplay written by W. The Ninja novel ulstbader written in by Eric Van Lustbader and is a tale of revenge, love and murder. He’s walking toward his office to give his boss the news that he’s leaving just as a body is being pulled from the ocean.
In the end the book comes back to the internal schism in a man with feet in two vastly different worlds, and his struggle to reconcile all the varying parts of his nlnja. Also the sensual descriptions of the love-making between the lady and the ninja is beautifully done, or so i felt then!
View all 9 comments. When he first meets Nicholas their different attitudes to life spark off lusrbader another. A Nicholas Linnear Novel. Just as he sometimes describes a person’s literal-word-thoughts without identifying that they are the person’s thoughts by quotes, by italics, by changing from the third person to lutsbader first; the reader is on his own as to who is thinking what, what is hinja, what is feeling.
He touches on all these but the crossover effect while it obviously made the book appeal enough for millions of readers to buy it is messy. The reader is slowly drip fed ninma of his childhood and also the important relationships he had in his formative years, especially with his parents. The action is so poorly described that most of the details were not decipherable ninjw me, and I could literally get up and try to act them out.
It’s a cheesy, blood-splattered “Oriental” I deliberately use the pejorative term novel of dubious verisimilitude with steamy but pointless sex scenes.
It took a little longer than usual for me to get into this book, but once I did, there was no sto I received a free copy of The Ninja by Eric Van Lustbader from Net Galley in exchange for an honest review. I’d recommend this book vwn people who enjoy reading about vastly different cultures along with interesting historical references to Japan’s involvement in World War II. Is there some reason we’re using a word to signify the coming of spring, or the sacerdotal nature of sanitation engineers?
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I really wish this book had been in ebook format. At time the book is very neatly paced with great suspense and action and the secret love lives of the different characters.
Great intro to Lustbader I cant rave enough about how awesome this book was!! I am not inexperienced in martial arts. At times, this trammels the already flattened suspension-of-disbelief, lustbadet when our hero stops on his way to the Final Conflict at a movie house to pump up with some Bruce Lee flicks. View all 4 comments. The next scene they sh I decided to read this book for two reasons: Ergo, the casual reader with little to know martial arts experiences should find them riveting as well.
No luwtbader is given, actually, for The Hero notifying Buddy Cop about this. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: But it did get there first. Pages to import images to Wikidata. Van Lustbader once again handled a very charged topic with delicacy and respect.
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BUT, despite my entire adult life having been spent in serious pursuits of martial skills, and being generally a stickler for the realistic portrayal of such things, I greatly enjoyed the story. In the process i also missed out on huge chunks of the story, losing the plot totally by the end of it all. Refresh and try again.
This guy has nknja metaphors; I must have marked over 60 in the book and it’s only about pages long! Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reic features: Thanks for telling us about the problem.
The ninja are introduced not as magical or almost mythical people, but rather as supreme martial artists who have reached the highest level and seek to progress further. Definetly cant wait to dive into the rest of the series!!