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Author: Mai Jia

ISBN: 9780141391489
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 24 June 2015
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.8 x 1.8
Description:
'One genius trying to work out what another genius has done - it results in the most appalling carnage ...' The world only makes sense to Rong Jinzhen through numbers. As an orphaned child he counts the ants on the ground and writes calculations on wrapping paper. But as this fragile, isolated boy grows up, his mathematical genius is recognized by the secret services. Recruited as a codebreaker to crack the notorious 'Purple' cipher, he begins to unravel ...

About the Author

Mai Jia is arguably the most successful writer in China today. His books are constant bestsellers, with total sales over three million copies. He became the highest paid author in China last year with his new book, Wind Talk. He has achieved unprecedented success with film adaptation: all of his novels are made - or are being made - into major films or TV series, the screenplays of which are often written by Mai Jia himself.

He is hailed as the forerunner of Chinese espionage fiction, and has created a unique genre that combines spycraft, code-breaking, crime, human drama, historical fiction, and metafiction. He has won almost every major award in China, including the ...

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