"Stretching back and forth through the centuries, Matsuoka weaves a timeless tale of intrigue and romance."
"Matsuoka’s rich, authoritative storytelling makes this an engrossing read."
"Offers one of the most impressive feats of storytelling to come along in years…. told in all the rich and exotic detail that made [Cloud of Sparrows] such a delight."
–San Francisco Chronicle Books
From the Hardcover edition.