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The Ginger Griffin (1934)

by Ann Bridge

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"There is a great deal more than the romance, however; there is a refreshing group of real people, there is an interesting picture of one small angle of Occidental life in the Orient, there is a great deal about horses and training ponies and racing. It's not great literature. It is not a profound psychological study. It is not an important slant on China. But it is a good yarn. . ."
 

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Lethbridge, H.J.Introductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Author of best-selling novel Peking Picnic, Ann Bridge brings us her second novel set amongst the diplomatic circle of Peking. First published in 1934, The Ginger Griffin tells the story of a young English woman who comes to Peking to live with her diplomatic uncle. On a quest to get over an unhappy love affair she soon finds herself falling into another.
The Ginger Griffin combines romance and adventure during the times when expatriates and diplomats enjoyed privileged and cosseted lives in the Far East.
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