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Robert Elegant


Dynasty
A saga of the rich and powerful Sekloong family, of mixed English and Chinese heritage, each of whose members, from the Boxer Rebellion to the Cultural Revolution, helped to shape the events of his or her day.

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Manchu
A young, exiled British mercenary plays out his fortunes against a rich, exotic tapestry of love and warfare as China's last glorious Ming dynasty falls to the northern Manchu hordes.

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Mandarin
After the first Opium war of 1840, Imperial China is in turmoil. Taiping rebels are pushing back Manchu forces. In Shanghai the pressures of Western influence mount as British, American and French merchants exploit their toehold in the isolated but wealthy Chinese markets as the clash of cultures plays itself out.

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From a Far Land
Also published as White Sun Red Star. Set in Shanghai in the 1920s. Capitalists vie with Communists in the febrile atmosphere of a chaotic and corrupt China. The hero is an American lady in this case, but the clash of Eastern and Western cultures mixed in with the ideological clashes is symptomatic of life in this lawless state at this lawless time.

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Last Year in Hong Kong
A story of the attraction of opposites in the twilight of British rule in Hong Kong. The lovers explore the city state as they explore one another. This is a fascinating love story that transcends all borders.

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