The Pillow Book Series 1-11

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Product Number: MPCD3809
Released: 01 Oct, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781787535510
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Description

Lady Shonagon is an imperial courtesan, living at the court of the Japanese Emperor in the 10th century. When a series of disturbing thefts within the palace walls throws the court into confusion and unrest, Shonagon is appointed guide and assistant to Lieutenant Yukinari as he investigates. Together, Shonagon and Yukinari must solve the mysteries and escalating crimes that plague the Japanese court, and their romance blossoms in the tightly enclosed world behind the high palace walls. But soon Shonagon's lover Tadanobu becomes uncomfortable with how closely they are working together...

Author(s): Robert Forrest
Imprint: BBC Audiobooks
Original Publish Date: 01 Oct, 2018

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Author(s): Robert Forrest
Product Number CX4883
Released: 01 Oct, 2018
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Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9781787535336

Professional reviews

"A thriller and love story set in 10th century Japan, The Pillow Book is inspired by the writings of Sei Shonagon, a poet and lady-in-waiting to the Empress. This full-cast drama stars Ruth Gemmell as Sei Shonagon, with Yukinari played by Mark Bazeley in Series 1-3 and Cal Macaninch in series 4-10. Benedict Cumberbatch plays Tadanobu in Series 1."

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