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Books by Lesley Downer (4)

  • From one of our finest chroniclers of Japan, its history, society and culture - the acclaimed author of Geisha - comes this gripping and richly detailed new historical novel, telling the true story of Princess Atsu and her struggle to save Japan.

  • Published in hardback as The Courtesan and the Samurai, this epic tale of love and war, of a nation divided and a love that can never be is based on the true story of 'the last Samurai'...

  • An epic story of forbidden love in a time of war by the author of The Last Concubine, one of the bestselling hardcover debuts of 2008.

  • Epic history and romance combine in a passionate, exotic novel featuring the mysterious mistress of the last shogun emperor.