El suelo del ruiseñor (Leyendas de los Otori I)
This new epic trilogy set in a feudal Japan, has already become a best-selling sensation, earning comparisons to The Lord of the Rings. It begins with the legend of a nightingale floor in a black-walled fortress―a floor that sings in alarm at the step of an assassin. It will take true courage and... show more
This new epic trilogy set in a feudal Japan, has already become a best-selling sensation, earning comparisons to The Lord of the Rings. It begins with the legend of a nightingale floor in a black-walled fortress―a floor that sings in alarm at the step of an assassin. It will take true courage and all the skills of an ancient Tribe for one orphaned youth named Takeo to discover the magical destiny that awaits him ... across the nightingale floor. A tale of an ancient tradition mined by spies and assassins. A society of strict codes with purity and innocence touched by love. Description in Spanish: Ambientada en el Japón feudal, narra la historia de un joven de 16 años, Takeo, cuya vida se transforma al ser arrancado de su pacífica vida y verse inmerso en una trama política, que enfrenta a clanes guerreros, y en la pasión del primer amor. Takeo descubre en él poderes que lo convertirán en una pieza clave del juego y que le permitirán cumplir con su destino.
Publish date: March 30th 2004
Publisher: Alfaguara Infantil / Juvenil
Pages no: 312
Edition language: Spanish
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Historical Fiction
, Asian Literature
, Japanese Literature
Series: Tales of the Otori (#1)
Interesting setting in a (fantastical) Japan with enjoyable story and characters. I especially liked that Kaede, the female protagonist, was not simply a damsel in distress. But I could have done without the instalove. Still I will continue to read this series - especially since I already own the ne...
You can find this, and other reviews, on my blog.While this isn’t the best fantasy novel I’ve ever read, it is a nice, light read.Set in a world remarkably similar to feudal Japan, it primarily follows Takeo as he has his world turned on its ear, discovers himself, and indulges in a bit of rebellion...
So if your like me you haven't read many Japanese based books (something I'm looking forward to changing) This book is for you, much better than Stormdancer in my opinion. One of the best things about Japanese Based books is it can have magic in it and can still come off as realistic, there just som...
I don't usually read others' reviews before writing my own; I don't want to be influenced. With this book, though, I was having trouble putting my thoughts in order. A look through Goodreads shows a wide variety of reactions, with very strongly held and expressed opinions on both ends of the spectru...
Across the nightingale floor was a little step away from my usual reading material but the rave reviews intrigued me so I gave it a shot. I rashly bought all 5 books in the series and now I'm doubting the widsom of that.Just because it's aimed at a lower age group, doesn't mean it has to be childish...