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Rashomon Gate

by I. J. Parker

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7361526M
ISBN 100143035606
ISBN 109780143035602

Rashomon Gate An Akitada Novel (Book): Parker, I. J.: In 11th-century Japan, young nobleman Akitada Sugawara welcomes the chance to work undercover to help his old professor at the Imperial University. He is also asked to investigate the odd disappearance of the grandfather of one of his students that seems to lead to a conspiracy among high-ranking nobles. Book Details. Originally Published in Akitada #2 Note: Though this is the second novel in the series, it was published before its predecessor. Preceded by The Dragon Scroll Like its predecessor, Rashomon Gate is a novel that presents multiple cases for the reader to solve. Each case appears to be quite separate from the others and so.

A riveting historical mystery set amid the exquisite ritual and refined treachery of eleventh-century Japan. Sugawara Akitada is the son of impoverished nobility toiling at a low-level job in the Ministry of Justice. When an old friend, Professor. A woodcutter and a priest are seated beneath the impressive gate into the city of Rashomon as a means of protection against the rain when a common appears. He joins them beneath gate and the two immediately launch into telling him about the distressing story they witnessed. The woodcutter discovered the body of a murdered samurai three days ago.

Rashomon Gate (Sugawara Akitada Series #1) by I. J. Parker in DJVU, FB3, TXT download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader! All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%(). Rashomon Gate (Akitada Mysteries Book 2) eBook: I.J. Parker: : Kindle Store. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Kindle Store. Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Deals /5(6).


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Rashomon Gate (Akitada Mysteries Book 2) - Kindle edition by Parker, I.J. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Rashomon Gate (Akitada Mysteries Book 2)/5(74).

Rashomon Gate succeeds in spades. It's not just a great, refreshing escape from an increasingly ominous modern world, it's an incredibly well-crafted plot (so far,) traversed by a hero who is genuinely admirable and likable.

"Rashomon Gate" seems less like reading about a detective of ancient Japan than spending a fortnight with a dear old friend/5(84).

Rashomon Gate book. Read 76 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. softcover book/5. Buy a cheap copy of Rashomon Gate book by I.J. Parker. From the author of The Dragon Scroll comes an ingenious new novel of murder and malfeasance in ancient Japan, featuring the detective Sugawara Akitada.

The son of Free shipping over $/5(4). Ingrid Parker. Rashomon Gate book Rashomon Gate – A Mystery of Ancient Japan. A riveting historical mystery – the second in the Akitada series – set amid the exquisite ritual and refined treachery of eleventh century Japan From the author of The Dragon Scroll comes an ingenious new novel of murder and malfeasance in ancient Japan, featuring the detective Sugawara Akitada.

Rashomon ( AD) was the south gate of Kyoto for about years. At the time, Kyoto was the capital of Japan — the gate marked the entrance to the city. It sat at the south end of the monumental Suzaku Boulevard that lead to the Imperial Palace.

RASHOMON GATE: A Mystery of Ancient Japan Ingrid J. Rashomon Gate book, Author. Martin's Minotaur $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book Of noble family but. The story is set in the 8th century: at place Rashomon, in the great gate of the imperial city of Kyoto. Asked by Ana T # Answered by Aslan on 8/18/ PM View All Answers.

Ask Your Own Question. Study Guide for Rashomon. "Rashomon Gate" seems less like reading about a detective of ancient Japan than spending a fortnight with a dear old friend. The tone of this novel too is a pleasant surprise.

Where Rowland's books are fairly dripping with a bizarre contempt for Japan, never missing an opportunity to rub the reader's nose in every puddle of sewage imaginable /5(57).

The amount of twists and turns that storyline took was very entertaining. I would recommend this book to others and am now interested in listening to the other books in the Sugiwara Akitada series.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Rashomon Gate. " Rashomon Gate is the second book in the Sugawara Akitada series. These are mysteries set in Japan in the 11th century. Sugawara Akitada is an official at the Ministry of Justice.

In Rashomon Gate he is looking into blackmail that has taken place at the University. An excellent read. "Carrol | 6/16/ Buy Rashomon Gate by Ingrid J Parker online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Buy Rashomon Gate 1st Edition by Parker, Ingrid (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(57).

'Rashomon Gate' is the first in a series of novels which follows the career of Sugawara Akitada. In them we are transported to ancient Japan and its inhabitants,high and low.

In this,the first in the series,Akitado is in a fairly ordinary job in the Ministry of Justice,from which he will rise (slowly) as the series progresses/5(9). Directed by Akira Kurosawa. With Toshirô Mifune, Machiko Kyô, Masayuki Mori, Takashi Shimura.

The rape of a bride and the murder of her samurai husband are recalled from the perspectives of a bandit, the bride, the samurai's ghost and a woodcutter/10(K).

Editions for Rashomon Gate: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Kind.

"Rashomon Gate" seems less like reading about a detective of ancient Japan than spending a fortnight with a dear old friend. The tone of this novel too is a pleasant surprise. Where Rowland's books are fairly dripping with a bizarre contempt for Japan, never missing an opportunity to rub the reader's nose in every puddle of sewage imaginable /5(55).

Rashomon Gate is a charmingly illustrated mystery of 11th century Japan. The hero, Akitada Sugawara, is an amateur detective who has been asked by one of his former professors to assist in an investigation of blackmail before the poor, struggling Imperial university is ruined by scandal.

Under the cover of a teaching assistant, Akitada returns [ ]. The Rashomon Syndrome by Pamela Gillilan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Rashomon Gate is a mystery of magnificent complexity and historical detail that will leave readers yearning for more.

Customers who bought this item also bought these digital items. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. /5(61). The coda in Rashomon, which is built around the foundling baby, is something that I have often heard being criticised.

George Barbarow (, reprinted in the Rashomon book) for instance likened the ending of the film to “a cliché so wild that Broadway audiences were able to recognize it as a joke in Boy Meets Girl ” (), and this is in fact a sentiment that I have .Get this from a library!

Rashomon gate. [I J Parker] -- Bored with his job at the Ministry of Justice, Akitada Sugawara takes an undercover assignment to help his former professor at the Imperial University, until one of his students asks him to.Get this from a library! Rashomon gate. [I J Parker; Roy Vongtama] -- The son of reduced nobility forced to toil in the Ministry of Justice, Akitada is relieved when an old friend, Professor Hirata, asks him to investigate a friend's blackmail.

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