The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet

Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks

Date: May 2010

Duration: 19 hours 0 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...