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Shibumi (Deluxe Edition) (40th Anniversary Edition)

Shibumi (Deluxe Edition) (40th Anniversary Edition)

by Trevanian

Hardcover(Deluxe)

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Overview

A classic spy novel from the bestselling author, Trevanian, about a westerner raised in Japan who becomes one of the world's most accomplished assassins

Nicholai Hel is the world’s most wanted man. Born in Shanghai during the chaos of World War I, he is the son of an aristocratic Russian mother and a mysterious German father and is the protégé of a Japanese Go master. Hel survived the destruction of Hiroshima to emerge as the world’s most artful lover and its most accomplished—and well-paid—assassin. Hel is a genius, a mystic, and a master of language and culture, and his secret is his determination to attain a rare kind of personal excellence, a state of effortless perfection known only as shibumi.

Now living in an isolated mountain fortress with his exquisite mistress, Hel is unwillingly drawn back into the life he’d tried to leave behind when a beautiful young stranger arrives at his door, seeking help and refuge. It soon becomes clear that Hel is being tracked by his most sinister enemy—a supermonolith of international espionage known only as the Mother Company. The battle lines are drawn: ruthless power and corruption on one side, and on the other . . . shibumi.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781947856592
Publisher: Rare Bird Books
Publication date: 07/09/2019
Edition description: Deluxe
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 486,386
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Trevanian's books have been translated into more than fourteen languages and have sold million of copies worldwide. In addition to Shibumi , Trevanian is the author of seven novels including The Eiger Sanction and The Loo Sanction.