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The War Lord
The War Lord
Author: Malcolm Bosse
1927 — Post-Imperial China — The Great War has left scars behind, marking the world even a decade after its conclusion. — In China, men of British, American, German, Italian, French, and Japanese origin flood into a land recently freed from centuries of Imperial rule, seeing a chance to make a profit and escape the darkness that recently shrouded t...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780553241846
ISBN-10: 0553241842
Publication Date: 6/1984
Pages: 749
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 5 ratings
Publisher: Bantam Books
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Novel about a Chinese warlord in 1920's. Includes multiple interesting characters, including a Russian aristocrat who escaped the Bolsheviks; an American missionary; arms traders; and other warlords and bandits. Fast-paced and well-written.
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Lenore avatar reviewed The War Lord on + 190 more book reviews
From the BACK COVER: "From humble peasant villages to the fiery drama of great battlefields, from Shanghai bordellos to awesome settings of Mandarin splendor, here is a breathtaking epic saga of the majesty, the terror, the vastness of China...Of passionate men and women caught up in a turbulent destiny...And of a magnificent general and lover - the Warlord - whose power and vision forever changed the face of an ancient world."

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Historical novel of China. Main selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club.


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