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The story of two lovers and two great dynasties - one British, the other Chinese - of the society that separated them and the passion that bound them.
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Noel Barber is the author of six bestselling novels that draw upon his experience as a foreign correspondent from the 1940s to the 1960s, including The Black Hole of Calcutta, The Other Side of Paradise, and A Woman of Cairo. He died in 1988.Review:
'An astonishing fictional debut ... A great read' -- Daily Mail 'An exceedingly good book, and one of the can't put down variety ... a winner' M M Kaye, author of The Far Pavilions -- M M Kaye, author of The Far Pavilions 'Noel Barber has always done everything in a big way, with style, panache and a dash of adventure. But he has never written a story of such dimensions, such a sense of history and imagination as this first novel ... it is an intensely gripping and convincing story' -- Manchester Evening News 'Barber is a master' -- Mail on Sunday
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Book Description Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, 1981. Hardcover. Condition: New. Book Club Edition. Seller Inventory # DADAX0340265167
Book Description Hodder & Stoughton Ltd. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0340265167 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0103472
Book Description Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, 1981. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0340265167
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STR-0340265167