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Noble House

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"Clavell's biggest triumph yet . . . storytelling done with dash and panache . . . a rousing read."—Washington Post

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.
Praise for Noble House
"Fiction for addicts . . . extravagantly romantic . . . a book that you can get lost in for weeks . . . staggering complexity . . . not only is it as long as life, it's also as rich with possibilities."New York Times

"Tremendous entertainment . . . a seamless marvel of pure storytelling."Cleveland Plain Dealer

"A mesmerizer . . . spellbinding."Los Angeles Times

"Breathtaking . . . only terms like colossal, gigantic, titanic, incredible, unbelievable, gargantuan, are properly descriptive . . . . Clavell has made himself the king of super-adventure thrillers."Chicago Tribune Book World

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Publisher: Random House Publishing Group

Kindle Book

  • Release date: August 26, 2009

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780307567970
  • Release date: August 26, 2009

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9780307567970
  • File size: 4843 KB
  • Release date: August 26, 2009

Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook

Languages

English

"Clavell's biggest triumph yet . . . storytelling done with dash and panache . . . a rousing read."—Washington Post

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.
Praise for Noble House
"Fiction for addicts . . . extravagantly romantic . . . a book that you can get lost in for weeks . . . staggering complexity . . . not only is it as long as life, it's also as rich with possibilities."New York Times

"Tremendous entertainment . . . a seamless marvel of pure storytelling."Cleveland Plain Dealer

"A mesmerizer . . . spellbinding."Los Angeles Times

"Breathtaking . . . only terms like colossal, gigantic, titanic, incredible, unbelievable, gargantuan, are properly descriptive . . . . Clavell has made himself the king of super-adventure thrillers."Chicago Tribune Book World

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