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City of broken promises

Author: Austin Coates
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2009.
Series: Echoes (Hong Kong, China)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The city is Macao, the Portuguese settlement on the China Coast, as it was more than 200 years ago. The promises are those made by Englishmen to marry their Macao mistresses, only to leave them  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Austin Coates
ISBN: 9789622090767 9622090761
OCLC Number: 268796779
Notes: Originally published : [London] : Frederick Muller Ltd., 1967.
Description: 313 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Echoes (Hong Kong, China)
Responsibility: Austin Coates.

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"This magnificent novel brings to vibrant life an exceptional period in the evolution of a great Asian trading city, vividly evoking the unique hybrid culture that developed there." - David Read more...

 
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