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The Chinese widow

James Leasor

The Chinese widow

a novel

by James Leasor

  • 220 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction in English.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement(by) James Leasor.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(5),277p. ;
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22391600M
    ISBN 100434410233
    OCLC/WorldCa2074606


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The publisher's summary sets up this novel perfectly so I will not risk giving away any more of it. But there are some comments that are appropriate. The book’s 74 tales feature a cross-section of Chinese folklore, including tales of the gods, tales of magic, fairy tales, ghost stories and more.

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By the early Qing period (), the cult of widow chastity had gained a. Luke 21 New International Version (NIV) The Widow’s Offering. 21 As Jesus looked up, he saw the rich putting their gifts into the temple treasury.

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