The Middle Country, home of the Otori clan, is ruled by a benign but weak leader, while in the East the warrior-like Tohan are gathering power. On the plain of Yaegahara, the clans clash in a bloody battle that leaves Otori Shigeru desperate for vengeance. Meanwhile, in a remote mountain village, a boy is born gifted with the supernatural skills of his father, once the deadliest assassin of the Tribe.
Set in the years before the beginning of Across the Nightingale Floor, Heaven's Net Is Wide by Lian Hearn is the first and last tale, which both closes the circle and introduces new listeners to the fantastical, beautiful and thrilling world of the Otori. It is an epic story of betrayal, revenge, magic and love.
"How I do love it when people think outside the box, and writing a fantasy series which is not exactly a fantasy..." (Myshelf)
"It was pure pleasure." (Sunday Telegraph)
"Lian Hearn has written a saga that will continue to give pleasure to many." ( The Guardian)
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