Hardbound 8.5" x 11", 168 pages, 228 illustrations.

This volume follows the dramatic adventures and experiences of a Western pilgrim, Père Dominic, who—while traveling through exotic regions and kingdoms in Central Asia and the Far East—is influenced by two main cultural streams, the Western and the Eastern, interacting (sometimes violently) in the Medieval and Renaissance eras in both cultures.

Tales of the Hermit, Vol. I: The Castle in the Rain, and The Judge

  • Oscar Ratti and Adele Westbrook have a distinguished reputation as the authors of two books that have long been recognized as classic publications: Secrets of the Samurai, and Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere. Their combined insights, together with a highly developed aesthetic sense and far-ranging artistic ability, ensures that this new Series will also inform, captivate, and inspire readers.