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The Incense Game: A Novel of Feudal Japan (Hardback)
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The Incense Game: A Novel of Feudal Japan (Hardback)

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Winner of RT Magazine's Reviewers' Choice Award for Best Historical MysteryIn the wake of a terrifying earthquake, Sano Ichiro races to solve a crime that could bring down the shogun's regimeWhen a massive earthquake devastates Japan in 1703, even the shogun's carefully regulated court is left teetering on the brink of chaos. This is no time for a murder investigation except when a nobleman's daughters are found dead from incense poisoning and their father threatens to topple the regime unless Sano Ichiro tracks down the killer.As Sano and his wife strive to solve the case in a world that is crumbling around them, Laura Joh Rowland author of one of the "five best historical mystery novels" "(The Wall Street Journal) "brings us her most powerful and evocative thriller set in Feudal Japan yet, "The Incense Game.""

Publisher: Minotaur Books,US
ISBN: 9780312658533
Weight: 476 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 28 mm

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“A Good Read”

Another story in the series set in the early Tokugawa period of feudal Japan, featuring Ichiro Sano, and his adventures at the Court of the Shogun, a weak and incompetent ruler. After a devastating earthquake Sano is... More

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16th November 2012
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