The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
Narrated By: ,
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Date: May 2010
Duration: 18 hours 57 minutes
Imagine a nation banishing the outside world for two centuries, forbidding its subjects to leave its shores on pain of death, and harbouring a deep mistrust of European ideas. Set in Japan in 1799, a young Dutch clerk, Jacob de Zoet, is about to embark on a strange adventure of duplicity, love and murder is about to begin - and all the while the axis of global power is turning...