Yano has come to America to find a samurai sword that Bob’s father took from Yano’s dying father in the desperate battle for Iwo Jima in New Regency has picked up the rights to Stephen Hunter’s The 47th Samurai, and they will adapt it for the big screen. It will be retitled The. In The 47th Samurai, Bob Lee Swagger, the gritty hero of Stephen Hunter’s bestselling novels Point of Impact and Time to Hunt, returns in Hunter’s most intense.
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Jul 04, Sabrina rated it liked it Shelves: It is priceless but worth killing for.
The 47th Samurai (Bob Lee Swagger, #4) by Stephen Hunter
This being said, I found this book to quite possibly be the worst novel I’ve ever read. Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. Return to Book Page.
Something tells me Oliver Sacks would have a field day parsing 47yh self-absorption in that sentence. The eighth novel in one of the greatest sequences of action thrillers of our time. Another synopsis laden review that debates the merits and weakness of plot elements and arguing the ‘factual accuracy or failures’ is not required.
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The 47th Samurai
Quotes from The 47th Samurai. How the Japanese loved death! Bob Lee finds the sword swmurai delivers it to Yano in Tokyo. Plus, the constant references to Japanese film hero Toshiro Mifune made my inner movie geek happy.
The 47th Samurai: A Bob Lee Swagger Novel
This book seemed fairly intriguing as it seemed centered around Samurai and Japanese culture, two topics that should be near impossible to mess up.
The 47th Samurai Mass Market Paperback Only Earl Swagger survived. Over the top, but the guy’s name is Bob Lee Swagger and his daddy’s name was Earl. Stephen Hunter is the author of fourteen novels, and a chief film critic at The Washington Post, where he won the Pulitzer Prize.
Bob Lee finds the sword and delivers it to Yano in Tokyo. Nov 08, Adam Francomb rated it really liked it. After this when the Shogun ordered them they to committed seppuku.
After a couple of hours of thinking “umm The sword Bob had recovered had belonged to the original 47th Samurai.
ssamurai Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover! Aug 21, Chuck rated it really liked it Shelves: May 05, Bennie rated it really liked 4th Shelves: Stephen Hunter must have spent considerable time researching Samauri, swords, and Japanese culture in general because it is so detailed that sometimes it gets tediously more noticeable than the plot. Swagger’s use of his metal hip was ingenious and probably the only way he could win.
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Refresh and try again. Bob Lee Swagger is getting long in the tooth.
This one was a few steps too far. Jul 03, T.
Bob Lee Swagger and Philip Yano are bound together by a single moment at Iwo Jima,when their fathers, two brave fighters on opposite sides, met in the bloody and chaotic battle for the island. Bob Lee Swagger becomes a Samurai. Bob Lee Swagger and Philip Yano are bound together by a single moment at Iwo Jima,when their fathers, two brave fighters on opposite sides, met in the bloody and chaotic battle for the island.
Thriller and Hunter fans. Suddenly Bob is at the center of a series of terrible crimes he barely understands but vows to avenge.