Brilliance of the Moon is the third book in the Tales of the Otori series by Lian Hearn. Don't miss the relatedseries, The Tale of Shikako. A beautiful, haunting evocation of the medieval Japan of Lian Hearn's imagination, this thrilling follow-up to Grass for His Pillow and Across the Nightingale Floor delves deeper into the complex loyalties that bind its characters from birth. Filled with adventure and surprising twists of plot and fortune, this third book in the Tales of the Otori seriestravels beyond the Three Countries, to the outside influences that threaten to intrude upon this isolated realm.
Lian Hearn is the pseudonym for the writer Gillian Rubinstein, currently living in Australia, who has a lifelong interest in Japan, has lived there, and speaks Japanese. All five books in the Tales of the Otori series Across the Nightingale Floor, Grass for His Pillow, Brilliance of the Moon, The Harsh Cry of the Heron, and Heaven's Net is Wide are available now from Riverhead Books.Don't miss the relatedseries, The Tale of Shikanoko.