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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The story jumps around too much, plus there is a big lustbadet right in the middle of the first pages, which interfered with the flow.

This rric part detective fiction, part martial arts thriller and part life story of the central character. I first read this book in the early 80 when it came out and I loved it then. The old kabuki magician image of shinobi characters like Sarutobi Sasuke had no legs in the West.

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Nick grew up combining the best of both cultures in his home. I wanted to like this book. The kick in the ‘nads here is that it’s not even a complete book. It is a fascinating novel with the action scenes full of detail of the martial arts technique and the damage caused. Except they load the building with cops, immediately ruining any surprise they have. This was not a quick read.

Nicholas Linnear 6 books. New York City cops? What really intrigues me most about this novel is the examination of the differing lusgbader towards culture, vqn, gender and sex. How has The Ninja aged then? The skills of a ninja border egic the almost supernatural and there are some great moments that illustrate the trained killer going about his deadly business.


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

The Colonel and Cheong marry out of love love, and from this marriage comes young Nicholas. Decades later, Linnear is a graphic designer living a playboy life in New York City. He picked her up and carried her to the rumpled bed and they made violent love for a very long time. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Then the script came in. Last year, copies started showing up for sale of a script draft for The Ninja dated January 24, The Hero and the Girl have a fight.

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Also the sensual descriptions of the love-making between the lady and the ninja is beautifully done, or so i felt then! Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The fight lustbade were amazing, the overall story was amazing, learned tons and was entertained from pustbader to cover!

The first and best of the series, first published in If you wanted to understand it, you’d be better off reading the Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol.

In short, it’s mindless pulp entertainment with not much of a plot, but I still have fond memories of it. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. But the cast of victims is hard to care about. Jun 22, Vincent Stoessel rated it really liked it.

After a long process too tortuous to go into here, which included two high-profile directors and three screenwriters, the project was shelved when a new head of production was hired at 20th [Century Fox] and put into turnaround [trans. Very warm and open, but all the film decisions were made by Dick and David.


At time the book is very neatly paced with great suspense and action and the se The story of half American and half Oriental As if the only similes left could be constructed with “as if”. But then you notice the weird pounding of the same words over and over again: Mailer and Updike are often derided as writing some of the worst sex scenes in print but they don’t even hold a candle to the mess that Van Lustbader contrives here.

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Though the story was clearly fictional, it was extremely well researched and felt authentic. The sexual sadism of the bad-black ninja defines the word ‘disgusting’ at least among what i have read till now.

I also found the steamy sex scenes rather long and drawn out and, for me, they did nothing to drive the plot along. With time and perspective and some nostalgiaI actually enjoy The Ninja now more than I did back in the day.

Nov 18, StoryTellerShannon rated it it was amazing Shelves: He was in the Pacific Theater after Pearl Harbor, and found that he was completely and utterly drawn to Eastern culture and history.

But considering how little either of these characters are fleshed out at this juncture of the book, why should I be emotionally invested in one of them shoving their finger up the other’s asshole?