The Blade of the CourtesansBook - 2008
A young samurai by the name of Seiichiro Matsunaga, trained in swordfighting by the legendary samurai Musashi Miyamoto, finds himself in Yoshiwara, per Miyamoto's dying wishes. In Yoshiwara, Seiichiro finds himself defending its denizens against what may be spies from the Yagyu Clan, including one young woman named Oshabu, whose story runs deeper than he could imagine.
Publisher: New York : Vertical, c2008.
Characteristics: 301 p. ;,23 cm.