By David Kirk
A daring and brilliant ancient epic of feudal Japan, according to the real-life exploits of the mythical samurai Musashi Miyamoto.
Japan within the past due sixteenth century was once a land in turmoil. Lords of the nice clans schemed opposed to one another, served by way of aristocratic samurai absolute to them by means of a inflexible code of honor. Bennosuke is a high-born yet lonely teen residing in his ancestral village. His mom died whilst he was once a tender boy, and his strong warrior father Munisai has deserted him for a lifetime of carrier to his Lord, Shinmei. Bennosuke has been raised through his uncle Dorinbo, a monk who urges the boy to forgo the violence of the samurai and embody the contemplative existence. yet Bennosuke worships his absent father, and whilst Munisai returns, gravely injured, Bennosuke is pressured to confront truths approximately his family's background and his personal position in it. those revelations quickly consultant him down the samurai's path--awash with blood, bravery, and vengeance. His trip will culminate within the epochal conflict of Sekigahara--in which Bennosuke will first proclaim his identify as Mushashi Miyamoto. This wealthy and soaking up epic explores the complexities of 1 younger man's quest whereas shooting a vital turning aspect in jap heritage with visceral mastery, sharp mental perception and great narrative momentum.
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