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The convict"s sword

a mystery of eleventh-century Japan

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Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sugawara Akitada (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction,
  • Exiles -- Fiction,
  • Smallpox -- Fiction,
  • Japan -- History -- Heian period, 794-1185 -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    From back cover: Haunted by his vow to find the mysterious killer of his friend Haseo, Lord Sugawara Akitada, senior secretary in the Ministry of Justice, temporarily abandons his post and sets out to fulfill his promise. But Haseo, condemned to die in exile for a crime he did not commit, left only his sword behind as a clue to his past. At the same time, Akitada"s retainer, Tora, is investigating the violent death of a blind street singer amid a smallpox outbreak that threatens the entire city. Weaving together history, drama, mystery, romance, and adventure, The Convict"s Sword is a story of passion and redemption that brings eleventh-century Japan vividly to life.

    Edition Notes

    StatementI. J. Parker
    GenreFiction, Mystery
    SeriesThe Akitada series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3616.A745 C66 2009
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Pagination416 p.
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22658043M
    ISBN 109780143115793
    LC Control Number2008043475

    Through vivid real-life case studies and famous tales of the exceptional and extraordinary, Convicts in the Colonies narrates the history of convict transportation to Australia from the first to the final the latest original research, Convicts in the Colonies reveals a fascinating century-long history of British convicts unlike any.   For more than three years she has been part of the 'Digital Panopticon', a project trac men and women from London either imprisoned in England or transported to Australia. It is her work on this project which inspired Convicts in the Colonies. Her first book, Wayward Women, was published with Pen and Sword in show more/5(9).

      Convicts In The Colonies: Transportation Tales From Britain To Australia is a non-fiction book. This book covers the eighty year period from to when convicts from Britain and Ireland were sent to Australia.4/5(2).   Read "Convicts in the Colonies Transportation Tales from Britain to Australia" by Lucy Williams available from Rakuten Kobo. In the eighty years between and more than , men, women and children convicted of everything from picking Brand: Pen & Sword Books.

    Get this from a library! The convict's sword: [a mystery of eleventh-century Japan]. [I J Parker; Roy Vongtama] -- Haunted by his vow to find the mysterious killer of his friend Haseo, Lord Sugawara Akitada, senior secretary in the Ministry of Justice, temporarily abandons his post and sets out to fulfill his.   With convicts, they give the name of the convict, year and place of birth, and that person's licence number. It then gives a picture of the convict's life up until the point of conviction, what the conviction was and where they were 5/5(1).


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Cromwell's Convicts describes their ordeal in detail and, by using archaeological evidence, brings the story right up to date. John Sadler and Rosie Serdiville describe the battle at Dunbar, but their main focus is on the lethal week-long march of the captives that : £ The most interesting part of Convicts in the Colonies is the section about the English and Irish convicts who were sentenced to be transported to Australia but never got there.

Offenders were sentenced to be transported from to In the earlier period only about 30% reached Australia, and the proportion never got above 75%.Price: £ This is a delightful series, and the latest book, THE CONVICT'S SWORD, more than upholds the high standard of the Akitada mysteries.

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Plot. My Six Convicts is the true story of a prison psychologist and his attempts to get through to his incarcerated dealing with serious issues, the film was created in comedic form. While the film is true to the overall spirit of the book, dramatic license was taken with the adaptation and certain events (e.g., the failed prison break and the resulting death of an Music by: Dimitri Tiomkin, (music combosed, and.

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Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on October 1, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: The solution, he realizes, is to fulfill a past promise to ferret out the killer of his friend Haseo, even though this could imperil his position in the royal court.

The only clue in the murder of Haseo, a former convict unjustly condemned, is the weapon: a sword. Tomoe’s killing presents a more pressing mystery.

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Parker. Penguin, $15 paper (p) ISBN In Parker's compelling fifth mystery set in feudal Japan (after 's. Island of Exiles), Sugawara Akitada, now a senior secretary in the ministry of justice, suffers guilt over his failure to fulfill his.

Convicts in the Colonies book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In the eighty years between and more than/5(6). Although his sword remains, Akitada must first uncover the very details of the charged crime, including the victim.

All records have been wiped away just as the family name of convicts are erased. Meanwhile, Akitada's retainer, Toro, investigates the the murder of Tomoe, a blind singer.

Photo, Print, Drawing [Illustration showing man with sword standing next to three convicts in chains carrying buckets of water on their heads, with text] Enlarge Book illustrations Library of Congress Control Number Reproduction Number LC-USZ (b&w film copy neg.).Get this from a library!

The convict's sword: a mystery of eleventh-century Japan. [I J Parker] -- A latest entry in a series inspired by eleventh-century Japanese life finds Ministry of Justice senior secretary Lord Sugawara Akitada investigating the murder of a.

John Sadler is an expert on the history of warfare and a prolific writer on the subject. Rosie Serdiville is a historian who specializes in bringing history alive through drama and education. Their book, Cromwell’s Convicts, is published by Pen & Sword Books.