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Noble House - James Clavell
Noble House
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The setting is Hong Kong, 1963. The action spans scarcely more than a week, but these are days of high adventure: from kidnapping and murder to financial double-dealing and natural catastrophes–fire, flood, landslide. Yet they are days filled as well with all the mystery and romance of Hong... show more
The setting is Hong Kong, 1963. The action spans scarcely more than a week, but these are days of high adventure: from kidnapping and murder to financial double-dealing and natural catastrophes–fire, flood, landslide. Yet they are days filled as well with all the mystery and romance of Hong Kong–the heart of Asia–rich in every trade…money, flesh, opium, power.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780440164845 (0440164842)
ASIN: 440164842
Publisher: Dell
Pages no: 1376
Edition language: English
Series: Asian Saga (#5)
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Bookstooge's Reviews On the Road
Bookstooge's Reviews On the Road rated it
3.0 Noble House (Asian Saga #5)
I am finished! So many threads that had nothing to do with the Struans, merely impinged upon them. Politics, business, personal life, blah blah blah.I did enjoy reading this, but it was so "much", so big that I felt swamped. I couldn't recommend this unless the person liked the previous books tr...
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nouveau rated it
2.0 Noble House
Clavell tries too hard?. in one week of flashy hong kong, we are to believe in fires, floods, killings, spies, billion-dollar deals, chase scenes, blonde girl in trouble, etc etc etcgimme a break.c'mon clavell... stick to japan.
Bryan Thomas Schmidt
Bryan Thomas Schmidt rated it
3.0 Noble House
The weakest of Clavell's Japan novels. I didn't enjoy it near as much as Centennial and Tai Pan, but still rich history, characters and plotting as well as the usual healthy dose of foreign culture. This one takes place in modern Japan.
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