The Tale of Shikanoko Series

4 primary works • 6 total works
An epic four-volume adventure in mythical medieval Japan: a world of warriors and assassins, demons and spirits.

As destiny weaves its rich tapestry, a compelling drama plays out against a background of wild forests, elegant castles, hidden temples, and savage battlefields. This is the medieval Japan of Lian Hearn's imagination, where animal spirit…

Book 1

The Emperor of the Eight Islands
3.62
· 1680 Ratings · 282 Reviews ·
published 2016
· 14 editions
An ambitious warlord leaves his nephew for dead a…
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Book 2

Autumn Princess, Dragon Child
3.93
· 697 Ratings · 84 Reviews ·
published 2016
· 8 editions
A self-assured warrior stumbles into a game of Go…
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Book 3

Lord of the Darkwood
3.94
· 551 Ratings · 56 Reviews ·
published 2016
· 8 editions
"Against a background of wild forest, elegant cas…
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Book 4

The Tengu's Game of Go
4.03
· 433 Ratings · 56 Reviews · 4 editions
The rightful emperor is lost to the world, farthe…
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Book 1-2

Emperor of the Eight Islands
3.84
· 467 Ratings · 65 Reviews ·
published 2016
· 11 editions
FOUR MILLION COPIES SOLD. In 40 languages. One of…
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Book 3-4

Lord of the Darkwood
4.07
· 193 Ratings · 25 Reviews · 8 editions
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