The Sacrifice

Long before you and I came to exist, there was a small village on the borders of Japan. The village was haunted by ferocious daemons called the Hyakki. To keep them satisfied, the village council would sacrifice one child every year. When Aiko finds out her brother is missing, she tries to find him, but she ends up in more trouble than she could ever imagine…
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Words: 1,670
Language: English
ISBN: 9781370931965

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Review by: Glad McGough on Nov. 04, 2016 : (no rating)
Themed similarly to the brothers Grimm 19th century folklore tale,s Sophie Nicholas has written a contemporary fantasy story that initially captures the reader with its gentle setting of Japanese beauty. However, the storyline plays out in a far more Gothic theme. Nicolas' writing skill promises her readers authenticity, honed from a determination to research the history and culture of her subject and to acquire a second language. In my opinion this author has an exciting future as a writer - Glad McGough
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