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Kai Lung's golden hours

Author: Ernest Bramah
Publisher: [Auckland] : The Floating Press, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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British author Ernest Bramah develops his own unique versions of classic Chinese folktales - and creates a few entirely new ones - in the stories collected in Kai Lung's Golden Hours. Effortlessly embodying the clarity and purity of ancient Asian mythology, these short, sweet and often humorous stories will enchant readers young and old alike.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bramah, Ernest.
Kai Lung's Golden Hours.
Auckland : The Floating Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Bramah
ISBN: 9781775459743 1775459748
OCLC Number: 817882063
Notes: Archived by the National Library of New Zealand in PDF (291 pages).
Hypertext links contained in the archived instances of this title are non-functional.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The encountering of six within a wood --
The inexorable justice of the Mandarin Shan Tien --
The degraded persistence of the effete Ming-Shu --
The inopportune behaviour of the covetous Li-Loe --
The timely intervention of the Mandarin Shan Tien's lucky day --
The high-minded strategy of the amiable Hwa-Mei --
Not concerned with any particular attribute of those who are involved --
The timely disputation among those of an inner chamber of Yu-Ping --
The propitious dissension between two whose general attributes have already been sufficiently described --
The incredible obtuseness of those who had opposed the virtuous Kai Lung --
Of which it is written 'In shallow water dragons become the laughing-stock of shrimps' --
The out-passing into a state of assured felicity of the much-enduring two with whom these printed leaves have chiefly been concerned.
Responsibility: Ernest Bramah.
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British author Ernest Bramah develops his own unique versions of classic Chinese folktales - and creates a few entirely new ones - in the stories collected in Kai Lung's Golden Hours. Effortlessly embodying the clarity and purity of ancient Asian mythology, these short, sweet and often humorous stories will enchant readers young and old alike.

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