D.L. Klason is an award-winning Australian author and Historian specializing in premodern Japanese history. With a Masters in both Research and International Relations. An Age of War and Tea is his debut novel, which combines his love of research and detail to provide his readership, with an exciting insight into the cultural richness and real characters who played an important part in shaping Japanese history.
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An epic tale of intrigue betrayal and revenge. Set in the turbulent era of sixteenth-century Japan Sakichi is a provincial samurai boy who reluctantly becomes ensnared in a conspiracy by a Shogun determined to reclaim his power. It is within this developing turmoil that events emerge to forever shape Sakichi’s life. With his life now shattered, Sakichi discovers that he is adopted, and his biological mother is a ruthless assassin who is determined to prevent him from discovering the true identity of his father.
With such hi stakes at play, Sakichi’s life is placed in grave danger. Rival factions compete with each other to assassinate him and his mother before he discovers the truth. Should the identity of Sakichi’s father become common knowledge it would not only threaten the rule of a powerful warlord but plunge the nation into greater turmoil and bloodshed.
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