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The War Lord
The War Lord
Author: Malcolm Bosse
ISBN-13: 9780553241846
ISBN-10: 0553241842
Publication Date: 6/1984
Pages: 749
Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 5 ratings
Publisher: Bantam Books
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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Helpful Score: 1
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.
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."

Cosmo Magazine calls it "unputdownable".
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Historical novel of China. Main selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club.
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From humble peasant villages to the fiery drama of great battlefields, from Shanghai bordellos to awesome settings of Mandarin spendor, 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, timeless world.