An Insular Possession

by Timothy Mo
An Insular Possession
  • ISBN-13: 9780952419389
  • Author(s): Timothy Mo
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
  • Publisher: Paddleless Press
  • Imprint: Paddleless Press
  • Publication Date: 01-07-2002
  • Format: p/b

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A hardback best-seller and nominee for the Booker Prize, finally back in print after three years of rights battles, this literary masterpiece documents the first Anglo-Chinese Opium War through the eyes of two young Americans on the China Coast in the 1830s. A marvellous, monumental achievement, highly intelligent, witty and having the gravitas of true historical insight... A first-class historical novel of tremendous sweep' - Spectator 'Astute and unremitting' - Glasgow Herald 'Powerful, beautifully written' - Guardian'
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A hardback best-seller and nominee for the Booker Prize, finally back in print after three years of rights battles, this literary masterpiece documents the first Anglo-Chinese Opium War through the eyes of two young Americans on the China Coast in the 1830s. A marvellous, monumental achievement, highly intelligent, witty and having the gravitas of true historical insight... A first-class historical novel of tremendous sweep' - Spectator 'Astute and unremitting' - Glasgow Herald 'Powerful, beautifully written' - Guardian'

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