Fragrant Harbor

Lanchester, John

Book - 2003
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Fragrant Harbor
Follows Tom Stewart, a young Englishman, as he arrives in Hong Kong in 1935 from the intrigue of the 1930s through the Japanese occupation to the present day, sharing a story of forbidden love and ultimate redemption.

Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2003
ISBN: 9780142003374
Branch Call Number: FICTION LANCHESTE 2003
Characteristics: 342 p. :,maps ;,21 cm


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Follow an Englishman from his 1935 arrival in Hong Kong (“fragrant harbor” in Cantonese), through decades of intrigue, corruption, money laundering, and political tumult, all the way to the 1997 transfer from British to Chinese sovereignty. A memorable portrait of a great international crossroads.

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