S seemed to me like an analogy shows the "Gradual Transformation That Takes Place When You Become Part Of "transformation that takes place you become part of culture and how you have to learn to cope with the ifficulties you face on a Der Illusionist daily basis as you adjust Also Rutherford s complete understanding of the Japanese culture is really obvious rightown to the fine etails The lack of food available to eat in the samurai period as well as the medicines and the way people travel around Japan are true to this period in Japanese history As well as this the Japanese people s attitudes towards the Westerners in the samurai time period was obviously carefully researched but their roles were so well written it their roles were so well written it not feel in any way unnatural The fact that there were several schools of thought about whether the Japanese should welcome trade with the Westerners or fight to keep them from infiltrating Japanese society was clearly portrayed in this book and readers will benefit from this without feeling like they re bogged own with historical factsMy favourite part of the book were the pages in chapter 14 I loved reading about the trip to Ise the Spring Comes to Sanctuary (Welcome to Sanctuary, description of the Japanese restaurant there the kaiseki meal and the reason why certainishes and porcelain are used for certain food and Ask the Past drinks I also enjoyed reading about the visit to the shrine learning about the Sun Goddess Amaterasu reading about the priest in the costume of the Heian period and all the natural surroundingsOverall this is a great book that s full of character with a captivating plot that will keep you guessing and it sefinitely a wonderful beginning to a promising series. Risk of telling anyone – especially Bebe Bebe is torn between her two lives and has to adapt or be Riding Class (Saddle Club, destroyed as she struggles to accept what has happened to her and how to cope These four peoples’ lives intermingle and influence each other in ways undreamed of and take themown unprecedented path.
Read Secret SamuraiI really like this story This is an unusual take of the time traveling plot with an English woman of the 21st century
Crossing Over To 1868 Japanover to 1868 Japan the verge of a major historical changeSince it s the first book of a trilogy it can be considered as setting the stage with endearing characters It also gives plenty of insight into the Japanese culture and gives one the esire "To Travel There And Discover Firsthand The Sites Food And "travel there and iscover firsthand the sites food and Different Class described in the novelI hope that Book 2 will plunge the reader into the thick of it and won tisappoint TroubadorPublishing Date March 2015ISBN 9781784629571 Genre FantasyRating 225Publisher Description This is the start of an exciting and intriguing romantic "ADVENTURE TRILOGY WHICH IN 2012 TIME SLIPS FEISTY YOUNG "trilogy which in 2012 time slips feisty young Bebe Bell into the mind of Kai Matsuda a samurai fighting to save his country in the civil war of the 1860 s which ended the samurai system and gave birth to modern Japan Review Meh Bebe is a boring character She falls unconscious and lives a life through a late nineteenth century samurai thereby affecting his thought patterns mannerisms and emotions So it s not a past life regression kind of thing Almost as if there is no temporal limitation to the experiences of both Bebe and Kai Bebe teaches English and is of course hot She gets a new student Kenji with a ruffled mien and shadowed past whom she falls in insta love Throughout this pedantic history lesson Bebe runs around like a frightened geisha crying at her predicament because living through the eyes of a samurai must be traumatic Despite the stilted Short Stories by Roald Dahl dialogue lack of movement and This is the start of an exciting and intriguing romantic adventure trilogy which in 2012 time slips feisty young graduate Bebe Bell into the mind of Kai Matsuda a samurai fighting to save his country in the civil war of the 1860’s which ended the samurai system and gave birth to modern Japan Kai not. Ame characterevelopment the world building is creative and merits an extra star Hopefully the next installment in this continuing saga will pick up the pace otherwise you will be
"MIRED IN BEBE ISMS I THOROUGHLY "in Bebe isms I thoroughly Reading This Book If You Re A this book If you re a of Japanese culture you ll be rawn to this book but what you ll love about this story in particular is that it has an original plot with some very interesting and likeable characters "There s also a very sweet romance a time travel switch "s also a very sweet romance a time travel switch a ose of Japanese history and all of this makes this book totally uniue As you turn each page it s hard not to admire just how well this author brilliantly conveys the time travel element You seamlessly move from one time period to the other and both are eually fascinating Anyone with any knowledge of Japan will inevitably be impressed by the way Kenji Bebe s new love interest and Kai the samurai are portrayed The Japanese character is very ifferent to the Western character and this is sometimes misinterpreted in other books but Rutherford has eveloped her characters very well to show the real Socialist Realism differences The character Kenji is written with such authenticity and aeep understanding of the Japanese mind set You also pick up on this when you switch to the samurai time period and Bebe becomes Kai When you live in Japan and you start learning the language and the customs you almost feel as if you re I Look Up To... Michelle Obama developing two characters one that will suit Japan and another that will suit the Western world and they re not really interchangeable if you want to fit in As Bebe influences Kai and Kai influences Bebe thi. Only has to cope with the pressures of having a woman in his mind but also with his feelings for an enigmatic handsome samurai who has no history or name – at least that he will tell Kenji Yoshida joins Bebe’s English school and they fall in love but Kenji has a secret soark he cannot take the.