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The middle kingdom

Author: David Wingrove
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Dell Pub. Co., 1991, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The stunning debut of a new storyteller takes place with a vast epic tale of passions and conflicts, of tyranny and the struggle for freedom in a startling and fascinating alternative world--a future when the Chinese rule the Earth.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Wingrove
ISBN: 0440207614 9780440207610
OCLC Number: 23118087
Notes: Reprint. Originally published by Delacorte Press, New York.
Description: xxxvi, 654 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Major characters --
List of characters --
Prologue: Winter 2190-Yin/yang: Yin --
Yang --
Spring 2196-Spring day at the edge of the world: Fire and ice --
Silkworm and the mulberry leaf --
Game of static patterns --
Moon dragon --
Spring 2198-Beneath the yellow springs: Brothers --
Light in the darkness --
Machines of flesh --
Kim's game --
Wuwei --
Spring 2201-Domain: Dead rabbit --
Conversation in the firelight --
Augustus --
Summer 2201-Ice and fire: Saddle --
Casting a spell out of ice --
Scent of plum blossom --
Darkening of the light --
Ice and fire --
Epilogue: Summer 2202/Spring 2203-Mosaics: Bridge over nothingness --
Gift of stones --
Author's note --
Glossary of mandarin terms --
Acknowledgments --
In times to come.
Responsibility: by David Wingrove.

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The stunning debut of a new storyteller takes place with a vast epic tale of passions and conflicts, of tyranny and the struggle for freedom in a startling and fascinating alternative world--a future when the Chinese rule the Earth.

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