Tai-Pan (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
688
Utgivningsdatum
1999-07-01
Upplaga
New e.
Förlag
Hodder Paperback
Originalspråk
English
Medarbetare
Keeney, Ralph L.
Illustratör/Fotograf
none
Illustrationer
none
Dimensioner
200 x 135 x 45 mm
Vikt
480 g
SAB
He.01
ISBN
9780340750698
Tai-Pan (häftad)

Tai-Pan

The Second Novel of the Asian Saga

Häftad Engelska, 1999-07-01
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Set in the turbulent days of the founding of Hong Kong in the 1840s, Tai-Pan is the story of Dirk Struan, the ruler - the Tai-Pan - of the most powerful trading company in the Far East. He is also a pirate, an opium smuggler, and a master manipulator of men. This is the story of his fight to establish himself and his dynasty as the undisputed masters of the Orient.
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Packed with action . . . gaudy and flamboyant with blood and sin, treachery and conspiracy, sex and murder . . . grand entertainment * <i>New York Times * Intensely readable and exciting * <i>Sunday Telegraph * James Clavell is a teller of stories. They are complicated and exciting, and you are desperate to know what will happen to his characters because they are like the people you know from your own life and experience, set in strange and sometimes terrible circumstances * John Simpson * Intensely readable and exciting * <i>Sunday Telegraph</i> * Packed with action . . . gaudy and flamboyant with blood and sin, treachery and conspiracy, sex and murder . . . grand entertainment * <i>New York Times *

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James Clavell, the son of a Royal Navy family, was educated in Portsmouth before, as a young artillery officer, he was captured by the Japanese at the Fall of Singapore. After the war Clavell worked in the film industry producing a number of successful films including To Sir with Love. He died in 1994.