Flask of the Drunken Master
A Shinobi MysteryBook - 2015
Hiro Hattori is a shinobi assassin (ninja) who masquerades as an interpreter for a Jesuit priest, Father Mateo Avila de Santos, who is from Portugal. One morning in Kyoto, the two men come upon Ginjiro, a sake brewer, as he is arrested for killing another brewer, Chikao. Hiro and Father Mateo only want to see justice served and begin an investigation ofthe murder. It is 1565, and the shogunate is under siege from the daimyo , feudal lords. The samurai are trying to figure out which leader they should back and tempers are volatile at best.
Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, An imprint of St. Martin's Publishing Group, ©2015
Branch Call Number: SPANN
Characteristics: x, 291 pages ; 22 cm