Thomas Lockley (Author) Thomas Lockley is a lecturer at Nihon University College of Law in Tokyo where courses he's taught include the International History of Japan, Britain and Japan in History, and East Asia in Japanese History.Geoffrey Girard (Author) Geoffrey Girard has written a number of historical adventure non-fiction titles, and has previously been nominated for a Stoker award. He has an MA and an MFA in Creative Writing.
Yasuke is so breathtaking and revelatory that one would be believe the story to be fiction if it weren't true! The in-depth research into this historical re-telling is vast, comprehensive and enlightening. The narrative style is as razor-sharp and captivating as a katana's blade, drawing in the reader and giving them a 'first-hand' account of [an] extraordinary lifeA gripping tale of politics, war and religion that reads like an adventure storyLockley and Girard bring [Yasuke] and his world to life with incredible research and style. Yasuke may have lived in the 1500s, but he is a hero for our modern world