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All the tea in China : which tells how Carolus Mortdecai Van Cleef set out to seek his fortune in London Town, on the high seas, in India, the treaty ports of China and even in darkest Africa, and how he found it predictably, in a place which [h]as no longitude and precious little latitude

Author: Kyril Bonfiglioli
Publisher: Woodstock, NY : Overlook Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Inspired by a shotgun blast in the seat of his breeches, Karli Van Cleef quits his native Holland to seek his fortune. He sees that true opportunity flowers in India's fields of opium poppies and the treaty ports of China. So he takes a birth in an opium clipper hell-bent for the Indies.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Picaresque fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kyril Bonfiglioli
ISBN: 1590200721 9781590200728
OCLC Number: 220331239
Notes: First American edition published by Pantheon Books, New York, in 1978.
Description: 258 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Kyril Bonfiglioli.

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Inspired by a shotgun blast in the seat of his breeches, Karli Van Cleef quits his native Holland to seek his fortune. He sees that true opportunity flowers in India's fields of opium poppies and the treaty ports of China. So he takes a birth in an opium clipper hell-bent for the Indies.

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