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The Resource Rashomon gate, I.J. Parker, (overdrive ebook)

Rashomon gate, I.J. Parker, (overdrive ebook)

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Rashomon gate
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Rashomon gate
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I.J. Parker
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eng
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A riveting historical mystery--the second in the Akitada series--set amid the exquisite ritual and refined treachery of eleventh century Japan. From the author of The dragon scroll comes an ingenious new story of murder and malfeasance in ancient Japan, featuring the detective Sugawara Akitada. The son of reduced nobility forced to toil in the Ministry of Justice, Akitada is relieved when an old friend, Professor Hirata, asks him to investigate a friend's blackmail. Taking a post at the Imperial University, he is soon sidetracked from his primary case by the murder of a young girl and the mysterious disappearance of an old man--a disappearance that the Emperor himself declares a miracle. Rashomon gate is a mystery of magnificent complexity and historical detail that will leave listeners yearning for more
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Title
Rashomon gate
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Bored with his job at the Ministry of Justice, Akitada Sugawara takes an undercover assignment to help his former professor at the Imperial University, until one of his students asks him to investigate the disappearance of his grandfather
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813/.6
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Read by Roy Vongtama
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Series statement
Sugawara Akitada mysteries
Series volume
0002
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adult
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I.J. Parker
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Rashomon gate, I.J. Parker, (overdrive ebook)
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Rashomon Gate
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  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 13:58:46
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A riveting historical mystery set amid the exquisite ritual and refined treachery of eleventh-century Japan. <br>Sugawara Akitada is the son of impoverished nobility toiling at a low-level job in the Ministry of Justice. When an old friend, Professor Hirata, asks him to investigate a colleague's blackmail, Akitada takes leave of his stultifying job for a temporary post at the Imperial University. There he finds gossip and rivalry abounding. A young girl is murdered. An old man mysteriously vanishes, and the Emperor declares it a miracle. Plunging into a labyrinth of conspiracy among the court's most esteemed nobles, Akitada must step carefully while gathering clues to the puzzle before him. <br><b>A fascinating investigative procedural . . . goes down as smooth as a cup of sake with an appropriately powerful kick in the end."&#8211;<i>San Francisco Chronicle</i></b><br><i>From the Compact Disc edition.</i>
Description
A riveting historical mystery set amid the exquisite ritual and refined treachery of eleventh-century Japan. <br>Sugawara Akitada is the son of impoverished nobility toiling at a low-level job in the Ministry of Justice. When an old friend, Professor Hirata, asks him to investigate a colleague's blackmail, Akitada takes leave of his stultifying job for a temporary post at the Imperial University. There he finds gossip and rivalry abounding. A young girl is murdered. An old man mysteriously vanishes, and the Emperor declares it a miracle. Plunging into a labyrinth of conspiracy among the court's most esteemed nobles, Akitada must step carefully while gathering clues to the puzzle before him. <br><b>A fascinating investigative procedural . . . goes down as smooth as a cup of sake with an appropriately powerful kick in the end."&#8211;<i>San Francisco Chronicle</i></b><br><i>From the Compact Disc edition.</i>
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