The Dragon's Tail

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Kartonierter Einband

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Zusatztext An epic historical and romantic story as well as an impressive first novel. Informationen zum Autor Adam Williams! whose family has lived in China since the late nineteenth century! was born and raised in Hong Kong. For the last eighteen years he has been representative in Beijing of a Far East trading conglomerate. In 1999 he received an OBE for services to Sino-British trade. Adam lives in China and Italy and has three children. To find out more! visit Adam's website www.adam-williams.net or follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/_AdamWilliams. Zusammenfassung Harry Airton! a Scottish fisherman! has China in his blood. A chance encounter with a spook during the Korean War gives him the opportunity to return to the land of his birth and serve his goverment at the same time. They hatch a long-term plan to create the perfect spy: a triple agent with a cover that cant be broken! because its genuine. What Harry doesnt realise is that if he is setting the perfect trap! the Communist Chinese may also be finding the perfect bait. And that as the Cold War escalates and China marches towards Cultural Revolution and the end of the twentieth-century! the fates of two people who love each other are entirely unimportant

An epic historical and romantic story as well as an impressive first novel.

Vorwort
Two lovers are torn apart by politics and history in this epic romance of twentieth-century China, during a period of dizzying change.

Autorentext
Adam Williams, whose family has lived in China since the late nineteenth century, was born and raised in Hong Kong. For the last eighteen years he has been representative in Beijing of a Far East trading conglomerate. In 1999 he received an OBE for services to Sino-British trade. Adam lives in China and Italy and has three children. To find out more, visit Adam's website www.adam-williams.net or follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/_AdamWilliams.

Klappentext

Publishing just as the Olympics begin, this epic novel of the birth of modern China stretches from the Cold War through the Cultural Revolution and ends with the massacre in Tiananmen Square.

Zusammenfassung

Harry Airton, a Scottish fisherman, has China in his blood. A chance encounter with a spook during the Korean War gives him the opportunity to return to the land of his birth and serve his goverment at the same time. They hatch a long-term plan to create the perfect spy: a triple agent with a cover that cant be broken, because its genuine.

What Harry doesnt realise is that if he is setting the perfect trap, the Communist Chinese may also be finding the perfect bait. And that as the Cold War escalates and China marches towards Cultural Revolution and the end of the twentieth-century, the fates of two people who love each other are entirely unimportant

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Produktinformationen

Titel
The Dragon's Tail
Autor
EAN
9780340899120
ISBN
978-0-340-89912-0
Format
Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber
Hodder & Stoughton
Genre
Romane & Erzählungen
Anzahl Seiten
608
Gewicht
396g
Größe
H195mm x B132mm x T39mm
Jahr
2008
Untertitel
Englisch
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