Child of Vengeance by David Kirk
Child of Vengeance: Book summary and reviews of Child of Vengeance by David Kirk
Child of Vengeance Summary
A bold and vivid historical epic of feudal Japan, based on the real-life exploits of the legendary samurai Musashi Miyamoto.
Child of Vengeance Reviews
"Kirk, who lives in Japan, positively seethes with energy when depicting bloody violence - from great battlefields to intimate ritual suicide - showing feudal Japan as a complex culture in which cunning and poetry are indispensable, and death and vengeance unavoidable." - Publishers Weekly
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David Kirk, now 26, first became interested in Japanese history when his father gave him a copy of James Clavell's Shogun. Years later he would be inspired to write his dissertation on samurai cinema. Kirk now lives in Japan, where he now works as an English-language teacher.
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