Shōgun by James Clavell Across the Nightingale Floor by Lian Hearn Musashi by Eiji Yoshikawa The Ninja by Eric Van Lustbader The Way of the Warrior by. Titles in the Series The Ninja The Miko White Ninja The Kaisho Floating City Second Skin The Death and Life of Nicholas Linnear The Oligarch’s Daughter. There is a ninja loose in New York City, and as the body count rises, it becomes clear that people close to Linnear —Los Angeles Times “Totally absorbing.

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I re-read this one. Mar 01, Nigel lustbder it really liked it. I can’t even keep up the parody. I liked reading it.

So yeah, 80s blockbuster novel.

She is raised in a traditional Japanese household, but her parents suspected that she may be half Chinese. A frustrating year after being hired, Carpenter left for not being able to produce a workable draft. While it is still an entertaining story, I personally found it not to have withstood the test of time. To see what your lustbaded thought of this book, please sign up.

Nicholas Linnear Novels

Lustbader tries to jump around with lots of different stories and tends to focus on these areas: I also found the steamy sex scenes rather long and drawn out and, for me, they did nothing to drive the plot along.

Oct 12, Tom Johnson rated it it was ok. The writing itself might have gone off on random tangents at times and the dialogue was a little disjointed here and Definitely one of my all-time favorites and a must re-read every couple of years, even though I’ve pretty much memorized the key scenes by now both the flawless action sequences and the original sex scenes. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Sep 04, J.

It was written when the ninja craze was just beginning in the U. If you wanted to understand it, you’d be better off reading the Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. Pages to import images to Wikidata.

I started reading it at the behest of a neighbor with normally impeccable taste in books- he’s previously turned me on to both Carson McCullers and Dow Mossman. No trivia or quizzes yet. Got it reduced price on kindle I had wanted to re read it and have thoroughly enjoyed it again the second time round. Oct 17, Chloe rated it did not like it Recommended to Chloe by: Chronologically the story covers around forty years, from the tail end of World War II right up until the early nineteen eighties.


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It added absolutely nothing to the story and was distracting. Eric Van Lustbader was born and raised in Greenwich Village.

Nicholas Linnear Novels | Eric Van Lustbader

Eric Van Lustbader indulges himself in some wordsmith creativity when it comes to bedrooms, living rooms, or wherever is handy to do some bodice ripping and sexual contortionist tricks. Story moves along nicely. It is suggested that by becoming ninja they strive to advance to an even higher plane, gaining skills such as harageior sensing the surrounding world in a different manner.

The characters gain depth and dimension as the story progresses, pulling you into their lives, even when you don’t necessarily care for the character.

Vaan a damn shame because, as far as thrillers go, it’s rather brilliant. An overly-intellectualizing, pretentious jackass, who, rather than having normal conversations with Yukio and Justine, just preaches and sermonizes to them. I wonder if at some later juncture his hyper-masculinity causes nina to swoon. Learn more about Amazon Prime. I look forward to following more of Nick’s storyline with the other characters who survived this first book of the series.

In fact, he’s the 1 user of the word, per Google, though perhaps it was a more popular word in the ’70s than today but not so popular as to have etic dictionary entry in any of the common ones available today. Nobody would ever act this way. Lustader is a graduate of Columbia College, with a degree in Sociology. The other character I really enjoy in this novel is the police detective Lew Croaker.

Hayes been given a similar opportunity in Hollywood? Let’s also make it clear that I am not a prude and have no problems with sex in literature.


Kershner turned out to be the wrong man for the job and was replaced by John Carpenter as new director. Just as he swtiches POVs without warning often enough to make you wonder who the “he” in the sentence refers to. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Before turning to writing full time, he enjoyed highly successful careers in the New York City public school system, where he holds licenses in both elementary and early childhood education, and in the music business, where he worked for Elektra Records and CBS Records, among other companies.

There’s an overabundance of back story for the main character and there are too many unnecessary characters. Given the vast history Eastern cultures have in comparison to the relatively recent history of Western cultures, it is understandable that the two often find each other incomprehensible.

Politics and subterfuge lead to the deaths of his parents, a grudge gets passed to the next generation, and he flees Japan. Van Lusbader had a very involved plot that was full of historical detail as well as explaining what the art of Kenjutsu entails. To top it off, his old nemesis, who he doesn’t know about, is on the prowl, wiping people out Rather than just do a blurb, let me paste some points from a personal analysis I did of the story.

In fact, it’s really well established that The Hero’s Big Vaan in fighting The Villain is going to be other people getting in his way.

Sep 13, Paul lustader it really liked it. The Colonel and Cheong marry out of love love, and from this marriage comes young Nicholas. Oct 11, Rod rated it it was amazing. She was also wonderful to me.