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Once on a Moonless Night (Vintage International)
Once on a Moonless Night - Vintage International
Author: Dai Sijie
A precious scroll inscribed with a lost Buddhist sutra—once owned by Pu Yi, the last emperor of China—is illicitly sold to an eccentric French linguist, Paul d’Ampere, who is imprisoned as a result. In jail, he devotes himself to studying its ancient text. —   — A young Western scholar in China hears this account from the grocer Toomcho...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780307456731
ISBN-10: 0307456730
Publication Date: 8/10/2010
Pages: 288
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Publisher: Anchor
Book Type: Paperback
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