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Peony by Keith West - Paperback - 1990 - from The Penang Bookshelf and


by Keith West

Condition: Very Good

Singapore: Graham Brash, 1990. Paperback. Very Good. A fictional portrait of an aristocratic woman in fourteenth century China who manages to escape having her feet bound. Her independence of spirit encourages her to flout the laws of marriage and fall in love with the 'wrong' man. She does not find much happiness as she is tossed about by family and court intrigue. 189 pages. Weight: 0.4kg. Post free within Malaysia The cover has a minor bit of wear at the edges and minimal spotting on the text block. The binding is tight and the text clear with no tanning throughout.


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