Autumn Bridge by Takashi Matsuoka – book cover, description, publication history . Autumn Bridge has ratings and reviews. Heather said: A confusing ‘ listen’. I did enjoy the narrator though, her voice was fitting for this stor. Autumn Bridge has ratings and reviews. Vicki said: While some aspects of this tale were interesting and intriguing, it was neither easy nor ple.
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Thought I would really enjoy this book about feudal Japan including the opening of it up to the West but I was wrong.
East collides with West in this complex, epic tale by Matsuoka Cloud of Sparrowsin which the ability to see the future is transferred from generation to generation in a Japanese clan. I had hoped for much, much more. As she calmly awaits her fate, she begins to write, carefully setting down on a scroll the secret history of the Okumichi clan…of the gift of prophecy they share and the extraordinary destiny that awaits them. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Added by 1 of our members. For six centuries, these remarkable writings lay hidden—until they are uncovered by an American woman, a missionary named Emily Gibson, who arrived in Edo harbor inin flight from a tragic past.
Btidge Epic Novel of the Samurai Era. The jumping back and forth in history is slightly confusing, but it is easy to follow if you pay attention to the dates at the beginning of each section. Published August 3rd by Delacorte Press first published January 1st Lord Genji of the Matsuika clan, a nobleman with a gift of prophecy who must defend his embattled family–and confront forbidden feelings for an outsider in his midst.
For six centuries, these remarkable writings lay hidden—until they are uncovered by an American woman, a missionary named Emily Gibson, who arrived in Edo harbor inin flight from a tragic past.
Cloud of Sparrows was an amazing first book and a tough act to follow. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
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Don’t have a Kindle? Account Options Sign in. Danielle rated it it was ok Jul 13, Jul 26, Pages. In Autumn Bridge I didn’t bridgf the truncated narrative and the constant jumping from one year to another because that took away the excitement of finding out what happens next.
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As she calmly awaits her fate, she begins to write, carefully setting down on a scroll the secret history of the Okumichi clan…of the gift of prophecy they share and the extraordinary destiny that awaits them.
Soon an extraordinary man would enter her life: Ora Cowan rated it did not like it May 18, Part of the problem was the constant switch between the centuries and the characters, including one character who appears throughout characterised as either a witch or a seer.
Barbara Cain rated it it was ok Jan 25, Aris rated it did not like it Oct 21, Autumn Bridge is a feast for the senses, a work of truly dazzling storytelling. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. What a distraction from a lame story. The midth-century inheritor of the clan’s visionary powers is Lord Genji, a powerful samurai warlord who favors western style modernization for Japan but faces fierce opposition from the antiforeigner element.
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In Cloud of Sparrows, you get a good feel for the main characters, their lives and the circumstances of the times in which they lived.
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