Author(s): Lian Hearn
The brilliant and seductive Otori Trilogy began in 2002 with the publication of Across the Nightingale Floor. Now the adventure continues.
In Grass for His Pillow, Takeo is bound by the bargain he made with the Tribe and must put his skills at their service. Kaede, devastated by TakeoÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂs leave-taking, returns to her parentsÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ home and the ruin that her estate has become. Finding her father on the verge of insanity and pregnant with TakeoÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂs child, Kaede is determined to educate herself and her sisters and save her domain.