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Across the Nightingale Floor by  Lian Hearn - 1st printing - 2002 - from Squid Ink Books and

Across the Nightingale Floor

by Hearn, Lian

Condition: Fine/Fine

First UK edition 1st printing, Fine unread book in a Fine dust jacket, includes very nicely done, small advanced reading chapbook of the first chapter of the book. This is book one of the Tales of the Otori trilogy.  Book was first published in Australia.

Across the Nightingale Floor is the first of Lian Hearn's popular Tales of the Otori trilogy, first published in 2002. The main events cover a period of just over a year, from Tomasu's rescue by Shigeru, his adoption as Otori Takeo, their travel to Inuyama, their betrayal, and Takeo's submission to the Tribe's claim on him. Tomasu, a 16 year old boy lives amongst the Hidden, a persecuted religious sect.


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