About this book
The Ninjas today are the stuff of myth and legend in comics, film and electronics games. But once they were real, and in this absorbing new book John Man takes a 1,000 trip back into the past to uncover the truth about these shadow warriors.
The Ninjas are the stuff of myth and legend in comics, film and electronic games. But once they were real, the medieval equivalent of the SAS: spies, saboteurs, assassins. Could they fly? Make themselves invisible? In a journey to the heartland of the ninjas, the author takes you from their origins over 1,000 years ago, through their heyday.