Lian Hearn

Lian Hearn

Lian Hearn’s well-loved TALES OF THE OTORI series, beginning with Across the Nightingale Floor, has sold over four million copies internationally. Lian has made many trips to Japan and has studied Japanese. She read Modern Languages at Oxford and worked as an editor and film critic in England before emigrating to Australia. Her forthcoming duology, THE TALE OF SHIKANOKO, set in a Japan-inspired mythical, medieval world, publishes in 2016.