47TH SAMURAI PDF

Yano has come to America to find a samurai sword that Bob’s father took from Yano’s dying father in the desperate battle for Iwo Jima in New Regency has picked up the rights to Stephen Hunter’s The 47th Samurai, and they will adapt it for the big screen. It will be retitled The. In The 47th Samurai, Bob Lee Swagger, the gritty hero of Stephen Hunter’s bestselling novels Point of Impact and Time to Hunt, returns in Hunter’s most intense.

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The yakuza in the plot is the only way swords could have been used so extensively in modern Japan. What is so eye rolling about this book?

Plus, the constant references to Japanese film samuari Toshiro Mifune made my inner movie geek happy. It’s free and yours to keep. This is the third good book I’ve read in the series by Hunter, and he’s become one of my favorite authors.

The 47th Samurai (Bob Lee Swagger, #4) by Stephen Hunter

Go ahead employ your WSD, willing suspension of disbelief–“willingness to suspend one’s critical faculties and believe the unbelievable; sacrifice realism and logic for the sake of enjoyment. I loved the similarity of the plot to Chusingura, even to the snow in the final action and the 47th samurai, Swagger. Swagger’s allies, hard-as-nails, American-born Susan Okada and the brave, cocaine-dealing tabloid journalist Nick Yamamoto, help him move through this strange, glittering, and ominous world from the shady bosses of the seamy Kabukicho district to officials in the highest echelons of the Japanese government, but in the end, he is on his own and will succeed only if he can learn that to survive samurai, you must become samurai.

Hardcoverpages. Want to Read saving…. Bob Lee Swagger 4. It turns out that the priceless sword has a tremendous historical and cultural background which elements of the Japanese Yakuza wish to use to get one of their number elected as Premier.

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My all time favorite Tom Clancy was one of them: He doesn’t write often 47h. The only slight point of critique – in my eyes – is that Hunter several times stresses the fact that westerners I.

It does not rise to the pinnacle of Hunter’s best works even while being recognizably a part of the total canon. And he pals around with Dennis Wilson of the Beach Boys, and together they break up a murderous hippie cult.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Get a 47fh e-book by joining our mailing list today! If Swagger hopes to stop them, he must be willing not only to die but also to kill. Bob Samhrai Swagger series.

Bob Lee Swagger is getting long in the tooth. Hunter, who has written such snapping books as Point of Impact and Hot Springs, is terrific with plot, action and attention to detail. You can’t take him too seriously. Full of all the fascination for things that go boom or cut and bleed. He goes to Japan and presents the sword to Yano, only to learn later that Yano and his family are massacred 47yh the sword stolen.

Subscribe to 47rh More to find out about similar books. I will say that the subplot involving Japanese porn was super interesting. The story sounds absolutely believable in a technical sense the plot is, of course, a different thing and raises the reader’s interest in the intricacies of Japan’s long and complicated tradition Samurai warriors and the nation’s love of swords. Swagger’s allies, hard-as-nails, American-born Susan Okada and the brave, cocaine-dealing tabloid journalist Nick Yamamoto, help him move through this strange, glittering, and ominous world from the shady bosses of the seamy Kabukicho district to officials in the highest echelons of the Japanese government, but in the end, he is on his own and will succeed only if he can learn that to survive samurai, you must become samurai.

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But how he managed to pull Bob Lee Swagger into it is a marvel. It’s iconic in Japan like the Alamo here. May 05, Bennie rated it really liked it Shelves: It is priceless but worth killing for. The history repeats itself.

Those sajurai read this story need to keep in mind that is that, a story. Hunter’s character’s are fun, full of energy, all built around Swagger’s swmurai and vulnerabilty. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. No one would put their signature on this laughable story and call it a serious product.

Suddenly Bob is at the center of a series of terrible crimes he barely understands but vows to avenge.

The 47th Samurai

Are you aware of the story referenced above of 47ht 47 Samurai, or more properly the 47 Ronin? Other books in the series. Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings samurrai reviews. This just isn’t the end and if there is one in the literary future, let’s hope that it leaves this story samutai some other virtual cherry blossoms.

Oct 19, Tom Corry rated it it was amazing. Quotes from The 47th Samurai. It has the action and twist you’ve come to know just from an unusual perspective. I actually believed, while reading it, in a “trees instead of forest” mindset, that Swagger could do those things with a sword even on so little training. By clicking ‘Sign me up’ I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the privacy policy and terms of use. If a reader wants literature instead of an action-filled yarn, avoid Hunter.

Don’t take it too seriously and it’s a great run.