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Moonless night

the World War Two escape epic
  • 224 Pages
  • 1.43 MB
  • English
Leo Cooper , London
James, B. A., World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German, World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British, Escapes -- Germany -- History -- 20th century, Prisoners of war -- Germany -- Biography, Prisoners of war -- Great Britain -- Biog


Germany, Great Br

StatementB. A. James.
GenrePersonal narratives, British., Biography.
LC ClassificationsD805.G3 J237 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3597124M
ISBN 100850528283
LC Control Number2002318815

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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.

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ONCE ON A MOONLESS NIGHT is an elegant and thoughtful novel. It explores scholarship as a passionate affair and religion as a holistic worldview, identity and oppression, literature, hope and romance. It is also a celebration of the joy of a good story.

Sijie delights in storytelling generally and telling this story in particular.

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About the Book Once on a Moonless Night. by Dai Sijie. When Puyi, the last emperor, was exiled to Manchuria in the early s, it is said that he carried an eight-hundred-year-old silk scroll inscribed with a lost sutra composed by the Buddha.

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