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  • Paperback
  • 316
  • Fudoki
  • Kij Johnson
  • English
  • 26 November 2019
  • 0765303914

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  1. Emma Deplores action-adventure-manga.co Censorship Emma Deplores action-adventure-manga.co Censorship says:

    Paperback Á Fudoki Kindle Ð fudoki epub, FudokiFudoki PDFHow have so few people read this book I will have to pimp it all over Goodreads now because Fudoki is simply lovely.This book is two stories rolled into one In 12th century Japan, Harueme, an elderly princess, sits down to write a story that s just itching to get out of a cat who s turned into a woman and a warrior and has the adventures Harueme never had Harueme s memoirs intertwine with the story of the cat, without real boundaries between the two This might be best described as historica How have so few people read this book I will have to pimp it all over Goodreads now because Fudoki is simply lovely.This book is two stories rolled into one In 12th century Japan, Harueme, an elderly princess, sits down to write a story that s just itching to get out of a cat who s turned into a woman and a warrior and has the adventures Harueme never had Harueme s memoirs intertwine with the story of the cat, without real boundaries between the two This might be best described as historical ficti


  2. Algernon (Darth Anyan) Algernon (Darth Anyan) says:

    Paperback Á Fudoki Kindle Ð fudoki epub, FudokiFudoki PDFCats are too fierce for gods they came godless from Korea many tens of years ago, and they worship no one This is good, for they are free in ways men are not but this is bad, because they are utterly alone in the world Fudoki is the story of a cat, told by a princess trapped in her rooms by old age, tradition and ill health But like any great story, it is muchthan the surface detail It is about freedom and courage, love and friendship, conflict and poetry Set in 11th Century Japan,Cats are too fierce for gods they came godless from Korea many tens of years ago, and they worship no one This is good, for they are free in ways men are not but this is bad, because they are utterly alone in the world Fudoki is the story of a cat, told by a princess trapped in her rooms by old age, tradition and ill health But like any great story, it is muchthan the surface detail It is about freedom and courage, love and friendship, conflict and poetry Set in 11th Century Japan, at the he


  3. Amanda Amanda says:

    Paperback Á Fudoki Kindle Ð fudoki epub, FudokiFudoki PDFThis was really great At its core it s about isolation and loneliness and eventually making a home for oneself It has a dual narrative Harueme is an elderly dying princess writing the tale of Kagaya hime, a cat turned human with no family, no home, and no fudoki As Kagaya hime embarks on a journey to forget the pain and loss in her past, Harueme begins to reflect upon her life and pass judgments on what truly mattered over the years This book talks a lot about grief and mortality, which I r This was really great At its core it s about isolation and loneliness and eventually making a home for oneself It has a dual narrative Harueme is an elderly dying princess writing the tale of Kagaya hime, a cat turned human with no family, no home, and no fudoki As Kagaya hime embarks on


  4. Kaitlin Kaitlin says:

    Paperback Á Fudoki Kindle Ð fudoki epub, FudokiFudoki PDFI picked this book up as it counted for the challenge of reading a book which focuses on a PoC character, and this one follows a Japanese cat woman, Kagaya hime, and a Japanese Princess, Harueme We follow the story of two lives, the first is our


  5. Peter Tillman Peter Tillman says:

    Paperback Á Fudoki Kindle Ð fudoki epub, FudokiFudoki PDFThe story of a cat who became a woman, in Heian Japan, around 1129 AD The novel is related to her first novel,The Fox Woman , set in the same era, and there are a couple of related characters in this book The novel is also related to The Cat Who Walked a Thousand Miles which you may want to read first to get a feel for the setting.The cat woman is presented as a story within a story, as told by a contemporary princess who, in story now, is dyin The story of a cat who became a woman, in Heian Japan, around 1129 AD The novel is related to her first novel,The Fox Woman , set in the same era, and there are a couple of related characters in this book T


  6. Alan Alan says:

    Paperback Á Fudoki Kindle Ð fudoki epub, FudokiFudoki PDFA blank notebook demands words Which words I wonder p.16Princess Harueme is nearing the end of her life The pain and heaviness in her chest is undeniable She is saying farewell to her friends and servants, preparing to leave her great grandnephew the Emperor s court and become a nun for the brief time she has remaining This is during the Daiji era 1129 C.E , not very long a


  7. Phoenixfalls Phoenixfalls says:

    Paperback Á Fudoki Kindle Ð fudoki epub, FudokiFudoki PDFFirst, I have to say, that jacket description is riddled with so many small inaccuracies about this story that I was tempted not to include it They aren t fundamentally important inaccuracies though it is very important to realize that the she referred to at the start of the second paragraph is Kagaya hime, not the aging empress who isn t an empress at all but it bugs me now that I ve read the story to see how wrong it is Ah well, moving on.This is a wonderful book, sure to appeal to First, I have to say, that jacket description is riddled with so many small inaccuracies about this story t


  8. Siria Siria says:

    Paperback Á Fudoki Kindle Ð fudoki epub, FudokiFudoki PDFI cannot remember who it was who recommended this novel to me, so I will just have to thank the happy serendipity which caused my eye to fall upon it while I was pottering around in the Forbidden Planet in London, and made me pick it up The prose is a delight vivid and subtle and precise full of insights which are sharp without ever being overstated Johnson also manage


  9. Margaret Margaret says:

    Paperback Á Fudoki Kindle Ð fudoki epub, FudokiFudoki PDF Fudoki is an entrancing fantasy set in medieval Japan Johnson skillfully interweaves the reminiscences of an aging princess with the tale the princess is writing of a woman turned into a cat, who may or may not exist outside the princess s imagination The language is exquisitely precise, with never a wasted word, and the portrayal of medieval Japan brilliantly vivid.


  10. Catherine Catherine says:

    Paperback Á Fudoki Kindle Ð fudoki epub, FudokiFudoki PDFThis is an extraordinarily beautiful book, written in clear, sweet, lyrical prose that I found so calming, I could only read it before bed A bizarre quirk


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FudokiPaperback Á Fudoki Kindle Ð fudoki epub, FudokiFudoki PDFEnter the world of Kagaya hime, a sometime woman warrior, occasional philosopher, and reluctant confidante to noblemen who may or may not be a figment of the imagination of an aging empress who is embarking on the last journey of her life, setting aside the trappings of court life and reminiscing on the paths that lead her to deathFor she is a being who started her journey on the kami, the spirit road, as a humble tortoiseshell feline Her family was destroyed by a fire that decimated most of the Imperial city, and this loss renders her taleless, the only one left alive to pass on such stories as The Cat Born the Year the Star Fell, The Cat with a Litter of Ten, and The Fire Tailed Cat Without her fudoki self and soul and home and shrine she alone cannot keep the power of her clan together And she cannot join another fudoki, because although she might be able to win a place within another clan, to do so would mean that she would cease to be herselfSo a small cat begins an extraordinary journey Along the way she will attract the attention of old and ancient powers Gods who are curious about this creature newly come to Japan s shores, and who choose to give the tortoiseshell a human shape.


About the Author: Kij Johnson

Paperback Á Fudoki Kindle Ð fudoki epub, FudokiFudoki PDFKij Johnson is an American writer of fantasy She has worked extensively in publishing managing editor for Tor Books and Wizards of the Coast TSR, collections editor for Dark Horse Comics, project manager working on the Microsoft Reader, and managing editor of Real Networks She is Associate Director for the Center for the Study of Science Fiction at the University of Kansas, and serves as a final judge for the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial AwardJohnson is the author of three novels andthan short works of fiction She is best known for her adaptations of Heian era Japanese myths She won the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award for the best short story of for her novelette in Asimov s, Fox Magic In , she won the International Association for the Fantastic in the Art s Crawford Award for best new fantasy novelist of the year In , she won the World Fantasy Award for Monkeys, Also The Abyss, which was also a finalist for the Hugo and Nebula awards She won the Nebula Award for Spar and the Nebula Award for Ponies, which is also a finalist for the Hugo and World Fantasy awards Her short story The Evolution of Trickster Stories Among the Dogs of North Park After the Change was a finalist for the Hugo, Nebula, Sturgeon, and World Fantasy awards Johnson was also a finalist for the World Fantasy Award for her novel Fudoki, which was declared one of the best SF F novels of by Publishers Weekly.