Bridge Of Birds: A Novel Of An Ancient China That Never Was by Barry HughartBridge Of Birds: A Novel Of An Ancient China That Never Was by Barry Hughart

Bridge Of Birds: A Novel Of An Ancient China That Never Was

byBarry Hughart

Mass Market Paperback | April 12, 1985

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When the children of his village were struck with a mysterious illness, Number Ten Ox found master Li Kao. Together they set out to find the Great Root of Power, the only possible cure, and together they discover adventure and legend, and the power of belief....
Barry Hughart is a widely acclaimed writer whose first novel, Bridge of Birds, won the World Fantasy Award for best novel. The other novels in The Chronicles of Master Li and Number Ten Ox include The Story of the Stone and Eight Skilled Gentlemen.
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Title:Bridge Of Birds: A Novel Of An Ancient China That Never WasFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 6.9 × 4.2 × 0.8 inPublished:April 12, 1985Publisher:Random House Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0345321383

ISBN - 13:9780345321381

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Ancient Fantasy A light, whimsical fantasy set in ancient China. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2017-02-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Fantasy This book was fantastic. I normally don't read fantasy, but I had to read it for a university course (Fantasy, Myth and Language). I must say, of all the books we have read so far, this one was my favorite. I really enjoyed the humor, as well as the interesting characters... Great story. I would recommend this to anyone who wants to read something different.
Date published: 2009-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A China that Never Was A fantastical romp with Number Ten Ox and Master Li through a China filled with myths and legends, tied together into a mystery worthy of the Gods. With equal parts of fact and fiction encased in poetry and hauntingly beautiful imagery, truly this is a China that never was but should have been.
Date published: 2000-09-07