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

He was so vn. I decided to read this book for two reasons: The fight scenes were amazing, the overall story was amazing, learned tons and was entertained from cover to cover! Refresh and try again. The story starts and restarts in different times and ban you go along the puzzle settles. Mar 28, Gabby rated it it was amazing Shelves: Eric has done a masterful job of putting the visions to paper.

He is aware of a continuing conflict inside himself in trying to combine two very different ways of not only living but also thinking.

Linnear is a man who stands between East and West, the son of an American diplomat raised in Japan, Western on the outside and Japanese in his heart. gan

Want to Read saving…. But of course there are those who can see both sides, and find their soul called to the other culture. She is raised in a traditional Japanese household, but her parents suspected that she may be half Chinese. We get two of these: While the current state of affairs with the murders is interesting and well written on its own, Nick’s background is equally as fascinating as we learn more and more about the Eastern mindset as opposed the the Westernized version of life as Nick it lives now.


The Colonel and Cheong marry out of love love, and from this marriage comes young Nicholas.

Many of them are a blend of protagonist and antagonist, which is parallel to real life. This is where Lustbader excels. It’s wrong in so many ways, it’s s through and through from Reagan America to our obsession with everything Japan. The author simply does not believe in “Staying in the Phone Booth with the Gorilla” as Robert Newton Peck Secrets of Successful Fiction once advised, probably believing that this creates suspense rather than irritation.

Pages to import images to Wikidata. Feb 08, Alina rated it it was amazing Shelves: Carpenter, as it turned out, was also wrong for the nunja, and he left after a frustrating year of not being able to come up with a filmable draft. Oct 12, Tom Johnson rated it it was ok.

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With all the author brought to the story in terms luztbader rich detail, he failed to really involve me emotionally with the characters. This was not a quick read. Van Lustbader has a talent for seamlessly moving between layers of history, from A. You are commenting using your Facebook account. I think probably the toughest genre to avoid aging badly is thrillers. Always interesting to look at a book luustbader years: Is there some reason we’re using a word to signify the coming of spring, or the sacerdotal nature of sanitation engineers?


Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. I was very high on Richard Gere to play Nicholas; he had the right look, and I liked his acting. A sprawling er “Totally absorbing Mar 24, Tim Parker-Chambers rated it really liked it. Even though I wasn’t as charmed by the mystical, magical, ninja shenanigans as I used to be as a kid, the fights still read like a fine painting or a flowing piece of music.

Eric Van Lustbader was born and raised in Greenwich Village. Aug 02, Philippe rated it it was amazing Shelves: I look forward to following more of Nick’s storyline with the other characters who survived this first book of the series.

The Ninja | Eric Van Lustbader

The erid I ever came to understanding what it takes to control one’s mind and body to this kind of discipline was from watching The Karate Kid. Kershner turned out to be the wrong man for the job and was replaced by John Carpenter as new director. Don’t get me started on that. Given the mature sex scenes I would not recommend this book for anyone under the age of