The Emperor of Nihon-Ja

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Random House Australia, 2010 - Children's stories - 489 pages
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Horace is missing. Months have passed since he was sent on a military mission to the court of the Emperor of Nihon-Ja but he has failed to return. Evanlyn is worried, and in company with Will and Alyss, she sets out to discover what has become of their old friend. They find that Horace has become embroiled in Nihon-Jan politics. The arrogant Senshi sect has rebelled against the rightful Emperor and Horace has chosen to stay and lend support to the deposed ruler. Now he and Will must find men willing to face the highly trained Senshi warriors, while Alyss and Evanlyn must overcome their longstanding rivalry to seek aid from a mysterious group of mountain dwellers.

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User Review  - magus1 -

For a concluding book of a long series I felt the author was either bored or rushed to finish. Too many unsettled plotlines remained at the end. All in all it was a disappointing conclusion for the series. Read full review

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User Review  - ± Colleen (of the Crawling Chaos) ± - Goodreads

Not one of my favorites in the series, which is disappointing since it's the last one (not counting the book of short stories). It's not bad, per se, but it just didn't have that same spark that has ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

John Flanagan was born on May 22, 1944. Before becoming a novelist, he was an advertising and television writer. He also co-created the television series Hey Dad! with Gary Reilly. He writes the Ranger's Apprentice series, which were originally written to encourage his son to read, the Jesse Parker Mystery series, and Brotherband Chronicles. He won the Australian Publishers Association's Book of the Year for Older Children and the International Success Award for Erak's Ransom in 2008. His title's: Hunters, The Royal Rangers and Scorpion Mountain made The New York Times Best Seller List. He made the finalist list for the Aurealis Awards for his title Slaves of Socorro: Brotherband Book 4.

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