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The emperor of any place

Tim Wynne-Jones

The emperor of any place

by Tim Wynne-Jones

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soldiers,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Families,
  • Diaries,
  • World War, 1939-1945

  • About the Edition

    When Evan"s father dies suddenly, he finds the book his father had been reading, a diary of a Japanese soldier stranded on a Pacific Island during World War II. There was also an American soldier stranded there.

    Edition Notes

    Ages 13-17.

    StatementTim Wynne-Jones
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.W993 Em 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination324 pages
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27194681M
    ISBN 100763669733
    ISBN 109780763669737
    LC Control Number2014953457
    OCLC/WorldCa900594273

    June Book Club; Search for: Search for: The Emperor of Any Place. By BookTrib | T October 9th, | Young Adult | The ghosts of war reverberate across the generations in a riveting, time-shifting story within a story from acclaimed thriller writer Tim Wynne-Jones. The Emperor of Any Place. by Tim Wynne-Jones. avg. rating Ratings. The ghosts of war reverberate across the generations in a riveting, time-shifting story within a story from acclaimed thriller writer Tim Wynne-Jones. When Evan's father dies suddenly, Evan finds a .

    The book closes with Brutus being praised for his great valor. The Death of Kings - spanning from 81 BC to 71 BC (Cornelia's pregnancy to the defeat of Spartacus). Opening in the Aegean Sea, Caesar leads a group of men to attack a rebellious fortress in Mytilene (historical) and he is saluted for his courage. Meanwhile, Brutus is forced to flee. The book within the novel “The Emperor of Any Place” is the diary of Lance Corporal Isamu Oshiro, a Japanese infantryman who was marooned on the island of Kokoro-Jima during the waning days of World War II. Isamu believes in the Emperor and the Japanese way of life. “ There can be no surrender. A great man should die a shattered jewel/5(33).

    Title: The Emperor Of Any Place Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: Ma Publisher: Candlewick Press Language: English. Listen to The Emperor of Any Place by Tim Wynne-Jones,Todd Haberkorn with a free trial.\nListen to unlimited* audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. The ghosts of war reverberate across the generations in a riveting, time-shifting story within a story from acclaimed thriller writer Tim Wynne-Jones.


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English-Canadian author Tim Wynne-Jones (The Uninvited, Blink & Caution) crafts a truly spellbinding novel in which the mystical, desert-island, wartime chronicle is as riveting as the modern-day story and the ways they begin to fuse together are breathtaking/5(46).

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When Evan’s father dies suddenly, Evan finds a hand-bound yellow book on his desk—a book his dad had been reading when he passed away. In The Emperor of Any Place, they devour the bodies of deceased soldiers who have washed ashore on Kokoro-Jima, but what they are hungry for isn't brains but stories and memories.

These creatures are inspired by corpse-eating ghosts from Japanese Buddhist mythology. Just before he died, Evan's father had been sent a privately-printed book called "Kokoro-Jima, the Heart-Shaped Island." It is the account of a Japanese soldier marooned on an island not far from Tinian during the Pacific War, and his encounter with an American airman whose plane crashed there/5(46).

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The Emperor of Any Place. by Tim Wynne-Jones. Themes of loss, historical trauma, and the subjectivity of memory are not exactly rare in Canadian fiction, even in books aimed at younger readers. However, the ambitious new novel by celebrated kidlit veteran Tim Wynne-Jones deals with these hoary subjects in unexpected ways – and does so while throwing in a few genuine chills.

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Any Place is the home of Clifford E. Griffin III and his seventeen year old son, Evan, in a peaceful subdivision of Toronto. All is fine until Evan comes home one day to find his dad face down, head resting on a yellow book.

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