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Extended Audio Sample The Teahouse Fire, by Ellis Avery Click for printable size audiobook cover
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,652 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Ellis Avery Narrator: Barbara Caruso Publisher: Highbridge Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The fates of two women <#150> one Japanese, one American <#150> become entwined in this sweeping novel of 19th-century Japan on the cusp of radical change as it begins to accept Western ways. The venerable tea ceremony is at the center of a tale of frie Download and start listening now!

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  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Mindy | 2/17/2014

    " The beginning was slow, but things picked up towards the middle. I did enjoy the ending. Everthing came full circle wihtout being too neat about it. The temae (tea ceremony) as described was very interesting although I kept thinking of the tea ceremony in Karate Kid. :) This did make me want to experience the real temae as a fascinating aspect of Japanese culture. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Lara | 2/13/2014

    " I'm lost. Over 100 pages in, I've completely lost the story line. No amount of effort has helped me make heads or tails of the plot and characters. How disappointing! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Bree | 2/9/2014

    " Written by a classmate of mine from the 'Mawr. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Rdonn | 1/28/2014

    " I really wanted to like this book, and could admire some lovely writing. However, it left me cold. I couldn't become interested in the people. The tea ceremony is fascinating, but I truly couldn't tell you much about it. I needed a glossary of Japanese words in the back, and a list of characters, and even a family tree would have helped keep the different people straight. If it hadn't been a book club book, I would have probably given up after 100 page, but I persisted. Our group was divided with those who found it interesting and well written, and two others, like me, who were really bored with it. "

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