ORDER THE BOOK E-BOOK Kindle Apple Books Google Play NOOK Kobo The Ninja Nicholas Linnear #1 Description The New York Times–bestselling novel. Nicholas Linnear, hero of The Ninja and The Miko, is back in another epic Eric Van Lustbader, Author Fawcett Books $ (p) ISBN Unfortunately, this is one of several such things that Eric Van Lustbader wants to show his readers in his De Sadean martial arts mega-seller.

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But it did get there first. He touches on all these but the crossover effect while it obviously made the book appeal enough for millions of readers to buy it is messy. They are a great blend of action, adventure, philosophy and history. Email required Address never made public.

The Ninja (Nicholas Linnear, book 1) by Eric Van Lustbader

Or at least irritates him. There was a brief flash of gold, stonework in flickering torchlight, then it was gone.

ThrillerCrime novel. Every action or comment that he makes seems measured and entirely appropriate.

The Ninja (Nicholas Linnear, #1) by Eric Van Lustbader

Always sketchy rating something that I really liked 25 years ago – would I like it as much now? Want to Read saving…. Having said nnija that, I enjoyed this book.

I can’t even keep up the parody. And so has Death Here is the origin of Nicholas Linnear, half English, Half Oriental, who is about to enter a terrifying world of merciless assassins bound by the blackest codes of honour and skilled in the deadliest martial arts. This book has archaic gender stereotypes as well, as evidenced by this later interaction between Nick and Justine: It took a little longer than usual for me to get into this book, but once I did, there was no sto I received a free copy of The Ninja by Eric Van Lustbader from Net Galley in exchange for an honest review.


I found the description of the first couple of murders were written very well.

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Where you DO get a meaty role for an Asian actor is in alternate-reality dream casting of Saigo! Sort of like I’d apologize for using six different words that, in essence, encompass the idea of “ki” or “chi” or the concept of spiritual awareness, especially one that is from a 19th century European philosopher and really doesn’t nina, even when I didn’t use the one that would really fit, like lustbbader.

The first and most intriguing of the series I’ve read to date. Is it really necessary? The film rights to this novel were originally sold to Fox but, for whatever lusbader maybe someone actually stopped and read the book? I’m still no authority, but I have a much clearer picture not only of Martial Arts but also the Asian background experience with it.

Both are equally skilled in their disciplines, differing only in the philosophy that drives them. The kick in the ‘nads here is that it’s not even a complete book. As lustbaded the question of physical trials, one need look no further than the superb An Officer and a Gentlemen for proof that the actor would have been up to the task.


I’m not even going to talk about the “plot” of this mess. Though to use either term in describing this incredibly juvenile masturbatory fantasy is an offense to books and stories everywhere. OK, ok, I can still enjoy this, if just as kitsch. He slaps her, she submits to his violence because she has issues with her father and then they have sex again and talk existentialism.

By turns tranquil and explosive, this is the pinnacle of martial-arts fiction writing. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Just as he sometimes describes a person’s literal-word-thoughts without identifying that they are the person’s thoughts by quotes, by italics, by changing from the third person to the first; the reader is on his own as to who is thinking what, what is fact, what is feeling.

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Refresh and try again. So cool… But such was never to be. The story starts and restarts in different times and as you go along the puzzle settles.