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The Tokaido Road
The Tokaido Road
Author: lucia St. Clair Robinson
In 18th-century feudal Japan, 47 former retainers of Lord Asano avenged his forced suicide by killing Lord Kira. Robson embellishes this story, giving Asano a daughter by a second wife. When the novel begins, the daughter Kinume, known as Cat, has become a courtesan in the pleasure district of Edo--later Tokyo--to support herself rather than bec...  more »
ISBN: 159414
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 514
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Publisher: ballantine books
Book Type: Hardcover
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