The Dragon Sleeps
The Dragon Sleeps

The Dragon Sleeps

Read, Ellen

Editorial:
Ellen Read
ISBN:
978-0-9943927-2-5
A Dragon statue. An ancient sword. What treasure is worth killing for? It?s 1927 in Victoria, Australia. A hedonistic time after the Great War when young people knew they could e... Más información
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Editorial:
Ellen Read
Encuadernación:
Tapa blanda o Bolsillo
Idioma de publicación :
Inglés
ISBN:
978-0-9943927-2-5
EAN:
9780994392725
Dimensiones:
229 x 152 mm.
Peso:
364 gramos
Nº páginas:
244
Fecha publicación :
01-11-2016
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    A Dragon statue. An ancient sword. What treasure is worth killing for? It?s 1927 in Victoria, Australia. A hedonistic time after the Great War when young people knew they could enjoy life without the threat of war hanging over them. A time when women have more options opened to them. Alexandra Thornton was born in to a wealthy pastoralist family, who made their money on the land, the Victorian goldfields and in antiques. Alexandra decides to break the news to her father that she wants to be an antiques dealer, like him, her grandfather and great-grandfather before her. There is a weekend house party at Thornton Park and Alexandra thinks it will be a good time to speak to her father. Only a small number of people are invited. Amongst the guests is Zhang Huo, the Chinese antiques dealer who, with his son, has brought a Ming dragon statue from China for Thomas Thornton. Benedict Archer, who is manager of Thornton Antiques in Melbourne and who has been secretly helping Alexandra learn more about her family business, is also invited. Alexandra asks Benedict and Edith Blackburn, her friend since childhood, t

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