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The Resource Jade Dragon Mountain, Elsa Hart

Jade Dragon Mountain, Elsa Hart

Label
Jade Dragon Mountain
Title
Jade Dragon Mountain
Statement of responsibility
Elsa Hart
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Formerly a Forbidden City librarian, Li Du was exiled by the emperor for associating with traitors and has been traveling solo in the five years since. Arriving in Dayan, on the Chinese-Tibetan border, in 1708, he registers as he is required to do with the local magistrate, who happens to be his cousin. When one of his cousin's guests, a Jesuit priest, is subsequently murdered, Li Du sees an opportunity to redeem himself, and investigates. Meanwhile, the city prepares to celebrate the solar eclipse that the emperor, who will be in attendance, has predicted. Combining a traditional mystery story with an atmospheric Chinese setting, this well-researched, leisurely paced debut novel will please fans of lush historical fiction as well as mysteries."--from NoveList
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Summary
Formerly a Forbidden City librarian, Li Du was exiled by the emperor for associating with traitors and has been traveling solo in the five years since. Arriving in Dayan, on the Chinese-Tibetan border, in 1708, he registers as he is required to do with the local magistrate, who happens to be his cousin. When one of his cousin's guests, a Jesuit priest, is subsequently murdered, Li Du sees an opportunity to redeem himself, and investigates. Meanwhile, the city prepares to celebrate the solar eclipse that the emperor, who will be in attendance, has predicted. Combining a traditional mystery story with an atmospheric Chinese setting, this well-researched, leisurely paced debut novel will please fans of lush historical fiction as well as mysteries. -- Description by Dawn Towery
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award, 2015.
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3608.A78455
LC item number
J33 2016
Literary form
fiction
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Series statement
  • Thorndike Press large print historical fiction
  • Li Du novels
Series volume
1]
Target audience
adult
Label
Jade Dragon Mountain, Elsa Hart
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Series numeration from NoveList
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20482662
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
527 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410486707
Lccn
2015041052
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn927165962
  • (OCoLC)927165962
Label
Jade Dragon Mountain, Elsa Hart
Publication
Copyright
Note
Series numeration from NoveList
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20482662
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
527 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410486707
Lccn
2015041052
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn927165962
  • (OCoLC)927165962

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