Dragon Sword and Wind Child
Publish date: October 16th 2007
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
Pages no: 286
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Young Adult Fantasy
, Asian Literature
, Japanese Literature
Series: Tales of the Magatama (#1)
Fifteen-year-old Saya is the only survivor of an attack by the army of the God of Light on her village when she was a child. Although she occasionally dreams about the attack, she now lives with her adoptive parents in the village of Hashiba, which has accepted the God of Light and his immortal chil...
In a world where you either follow the God of Light or the Goddess of Darkness, 15 year-old Saya was raised to love the Light. And when she is chosen as a handmaiden for the Prince of Light, there is no higher honor. But Saya soon becomes dissatisfied with life at the Palace of Light. And she finds ...
See this review and more at Whitley ReadsI recently found out that the second book in this series has been translated to English, so of course I had to do a reread of this one. For…what, the fourth time? Fifth? Who cares; I’m sure I’ll do more.This one of my favorite books from my childhood, so one...
Reread, slightly updated translation; I don't remember it well enough to remark on the differences.I get a little more out of it now that I know a little more of Japanese mythology, but I can tell I'm still missing a great deal. It also helps to think of the story as in mythic+folktale mode rather ...
Author Noriko Ogiwara grew up reading and loving western fantasy epics. As such she was inspired to create a great fantasy epic which drew on Japanese culture and mythology. I think knowing this is vital going into this book. If you’re not a big fantasy epic buff (I’m not) this book may not be a ...
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