The Harsh Cry of the Heron by Lian Hearn
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The Harsh Cry of the Heron Summary
The Last Tale of the Otori is a truly epic novel. It is the rich and satisfying conclusion to the Tales of the Otori series that both completes the characters' lives - prophesied and otherwise - and brilliantly illuminates unexpected aspects of the entire Otori saga ..... Hearn delivers in full ninja vs. samurai fashion the kinetic, simultaneously heartbreaking and uplifting resolution that the Otori's hundreds of thousands of fans richly deserve - whose epic satisfaction will surely draw even more readers into the fold.
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"The Otori saga gets better with each book, and this is the most absorbing entry in the series, complete with intrigue, magic, romance, and action." - Booklist.
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Lian Hearn Author Biography
Lian Hearn is a pseudonym for Gillian Rubinstein, a well-known Australian
writer of children's books and plays. She chose not to publish The
Otori Trilogy under her own name so as to have her first adult book judged
in its own right and not compared to her previous writing for children.
She chose her name by combining her childhood nickname (the last letters of
Gillian) and the surname of Lafcadio Hearn, an Irish writer who lived in Japan
at the end of the 19th century.
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