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KATE FURNIVALL The Russian Concubine (MED PB)

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  • Closed: Mon 27 Aug 2012, 7:40 pm
Listing #: 505771697
A sweeping novel set in war-torn 1928 China, with a star-crossed love story at its center.

In a city full of thieves and Communists, danger and death, spirited young Lydia Ivanova has lived a hard life. Always looking over her shoulder, the sixteen-year-old must steal to feed herself and her mother, Valentina, who numbered among the Russian elite until Bolsheviks murdered most of them, including her husband. As exiles, Lydia and Valentina have learned to survive in a foreign land.

Often, Lydia steals away to meet with the handsome young freedom fighter Chang An Lo. But they face danger: Chiang Kai Shek's troops are headed toward Junchow to kill Reds like Chang, who has in his possession the jewels of a tsarina, meant as a gift for the despot's wife. The young pair's all-consuming love can only bring shame and peril upon them, from both sides. Those in power will do anything to quell it. But Lydia and Chang are powerless to end it.

MEDIUM size paperback in tidy read condition, unnamed, binding is good, sunning to pages, edge wear, creased curved spine, dog ears.

Smoke Free home.

Buyer please make contact within 48hrs and payment within 4 working days would be appreciated. IF YOU PURCHASE THIS BOOK AND YOU HAVE A HOTMAIL OR YAHOO EMAIL ADDRESS PLEASE LOOK FOR MY EMAILS IN YOUR JUNK MAIL/SPAM thanks.

Happy to combine wins - just let me know which books you are purchasing so I can let you know the postage cost.

All books carefully wrapped in gladwrap to protect from rain (& snails) and wrapped in plain courier type bag.

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  • $3.60  p & p standard post NEW RATE
  • $4.70  p & p tracked post NO RURAL DELIVERY
  • Seller does not allow pick-ups
  • Seller location: Auckland City, Auckland, NZ

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Closes: Mon 27 Aug, 7:40 pm. 2012