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Pai-Kit-Fai is the adopted Chinese name given to the author by his Eurasian family. This is his first novel under this name.
An engaging and entertaining read PUBLISHERS WEEKLY A sprawling family epic intent on capturing China's mystic flavour. Full of English heroes, Chinese villains and brave, virtuous women METRO An atmospheric novel BELLA a richly detailed historical novel that explores the lives of strong female characters struggling against patriarchy in the times of footbinding, arranged marriage and concubines BRISBANE'S SUNDAY MAIL