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The Ronin

William Dale Jennings

The Ronin

a novel based on a Zen myth.

by William Dale Jennings

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Published by C. E. Tuttle Co. in Rutland, Vt .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.J538 Ro
The Physical Object
Pagination159p.
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23780463M

  SEAN MICHAEL WILSON is a comic book writer from Scotland, living in Japan. He has had many books published with a variety of US, UK, and Japanese publishers, such as The Book of Five Rings, and edited the critically acclaimed AX: alternative manga (Publishers Weekly’s “Best Books of ” in comics).In , his book Lafcadio Hearn’s “The Faceless Ghost” and Other Macabre Tales Brand: Shambhala. Ronin Publishing, Inc. is a small press in Berkeley, California, founded in and incorporated in , which publishes books as tools for personal development, visionary alternatives, and expanded consciousness. The company's tagline is "Life Skills with Attitude!".

  The storyteller hides nothing and speaks bluntly, yet this jewel-like tale shimmers with tantalizing riddles that will haunt the reader just as they haunted the Ronin. Sure to shock, confound and ultimately inspire readers, The Ronin is loosely based on an ancient legend told to the author by the Zen Master Nyogen : Tuttle Publishing.   The Knife's Edge is an amazing book with a story-line based around medieval times with a hint of a Japanese twist. This book has everything: comedy, action, drama, and a whole lot more. I am not going to say anything about what happened because (spoilers)!/5.

The Ronin Trilogy, Book 2. By: Sword of the Ronin is his best novel yet and won't disappoint." (Shaun Farrell, Adventures in Sci-Fi Publishing) "From the first sentence, Travis Heermann weaves a tale that sucked this reader into a rich Japanese tapestry full of ronin, samurai, and magic. It was hard to put this book down to sleep.".   "The book contains a new foreword by Stephen Turnbull, the historical advisor for 47 Ronin and the author of more than 50 books on military history. As Turnbull says in his foreword: 'The raid of the Forty Seven Ronin holds a unique place in Japanese history. There is nothing quite like it, and John Allyn's masterful re-retelling of the tale Brand: Tuttle Publishing.


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RONIN books are for independent minded adults. No one under 18 years old PLEASE!. Need info. Enter your email below. Submission Received. Submit. Sure to shock, confound and ultimately inspire readers, The Ronin is loosely based on an ancient legend told to the author by the Zen Master Nyogen Senzaki.

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Chris Dickens is raising funds for The Ronin #2 - An Adaptation Based on a Zen Myth on Kickstarter. The continuing adaptation of William Dale Jennings' epic novel, “The Ronin” to a comic book Location: Irvine, CA. Directed by John Frankenheimer.

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This is an adaptation of the William Dale Jennings’ novel, The Ronin, which is based on a well-known Zen myth.

This is my first adaptation and I am working with Tuttle Publishing (specifically Tuttle Classics) to adapt this wonderful novel to a graphic novel format.Ronin is noted for its realistic car chases in Nice and Paris, and its convoluted plot that uses the briefcase as a MacGuffin.

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