Bridge of Birds

Bridge of Birds
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Publisher : Del Rey
Total Pages : 0
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ISBN-10 : 9780345321381
ISBN-13 : 0345321383
Rating : 4/5 (383 Downloads)

Book Synopsis Bridge of Birds by : Barry Hughart

Download or read book Bridge of Birds written by Barry Hughart and published by Del Rey. This book was released on 1985-04-12 with total page 0 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: “Li Kao may have a slight flaw in his character but the book has none. I recommend it unconditionally and I predict Barry Hughart has quite a future as a fantasy writer.”—Anne McCaffrey When the children of his village were struck with a mysterious illness, Number Ten Ox sought a wiseman to save them. He found master Li Kao, a scholar with a slight flaw in his character. Together they set out to find the Great Root of Power, the only possible cure. The quest led them to a host of truly memorable characters, multiple wonders, incredible adventures—and strange coincidences which were really not coincidences at all. And it involved them in an ancient crime that still perturbed the serenity of Heaven. Simply and charmingly told, this is a wry tale, a sly tale, and a story of wisdom delightfully askew. Once read, its marvels and beauty will not easily fade from the mind. The author claims that this is a novel of an ancient China that never was. But, oh . . . it should have been!


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