1799, Dejima in Nagasaki Harbor. Jacob de Zoet, a devout and resourceful young clerk, has a chance encounter with Orito Aibagawa, the disfigured daughter of a samurai doctor and midwife to the city's powerful magistrate. The borders between propriety, profit, and pleasure blur until Jacob finds his vision clouded, one rash promise made and then fatefully broken -- the consequences of which will extend beyond Jacob's worst imaginings.
2 videodiscs (approximately 300 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
It's 1957, and it's as if the world of Grantchester has returned to an idyllic state, a metaphorical Garden of Eden. Will believes that everyone can get close to their own Eden through good works and a proactive attitude. But as Geordie knows, every Eden has its snakes. Will's faith will be tested as he and Geordie are reminded that there's darkness lurking in their corner of Cambridgeshire.