Grass for His Pillow

Grass for His Pillow

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A New York Times Notable Book of the Year, one of Book magazine's best novels of the year, and one of School Library Journal's Best Adult Books for High School Readers (2002), Across the Nightingale Floor was an international bestseller and critical success, named "the most compelling novel to have been published this year" by the Times (London). In this second tale, we return to the land of harsh beauty and deceptive appearances where we first met Takeo-the young orphan taken up by the Otori Lord and now a closely held member of the Tribe-and his beloved Shirakawa Kaede, heir to the Maruyama and alone in the world, who must find a way to unify the domain she has inherited. In a complex social hierarchy, amid dissembling clans and fractured allegiances, there is no place for passionate young love. Yet Takeo and Kaede, drawing on their unusual talents and hidden strengths, must make their way in this tale of longing, ambition, and intrigue. Grass for His Pillow is a tantalizing next installment in a brilliantly imaginative and critically acclaimed series.
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, c2003
ISBN: 9781573222518
1573222518
Characteristics: 292 p. : map. --

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BreannaJ
Apr 02, 2011

The second book is better than the first. I love Takeo, I love Kaede, and I really started to dislike the Tribe. Especially the Kikuta leader.

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nic03red
Jan 25, 2011

Love this series!

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nic03red
Jan 25, 2011

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