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An Insular Possession (1986)

by Timothy Mo

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This title documents the first Anglo-Chinese Opium War through the eyes of two young Americans on the China Coast in the 1830s.
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This is the book Clavell's awful Tai Pan might have been. A terrific tale of the early days of Hong Kong, wonderfully written and fully deserving the Booker nomination it received. ( )
3 vote RicDay | Jan 27, 2009 |
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