The Ring of Sky: Young Samurai
Publisher: Puffin Books
This final installment in Bradford's Young Samurai series, about an English boy stranded in Japan in the seventeenth century, sees Jack's adventures reach a thrilling conclusion.
The Shogun has deemed that any Christian or foreigner now discovered outside the bounds of an official trading port will be instantly put to death. With the Shogun's samurai closing in, Jack heads for Nagasaki in search of a ship bound for England - but will he make it out alive? He encounters many hardships and fights numerous adversaries before a remarkable reunion at last rekindles his hopes of making it back home.
Plunging readers into the world of martial arts and the Japanese warrior code, this Young Samurai story is as exciting, informative and inspiring as its predecessors. Fans will be sure to regret that this is the last installment of a thrilling series packed full of action, history and adventure.