Eight Skilled Gentlemen: A Novel (The Chronicles of Master Li and Number Ten Ox #3) (Paperback)

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This is book number 3 in the The Chronicles of Master Li and Number Ten Ox series.


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The third book in the Chronicles of Master Li and Number Ten Ox series

When a resepcted mandarin is murdered in the heart of the Forbidden City, Master Li and his sidekick, Number Ten Ox, are called in to investigate. Thus begins a Sherlockian adventure that takes Master Li and Number Ten Ox--accompanied by a scarred puppeteer and his shamanka daughter--on a wild chase across China. With murder, mayhem, and magic aplenty, and Chinese folklore and literary references thrown into the mix, Eight Skilled Gentlemen is a hilarious romp through Ancient China.

About the Author


Barry Hughart is a widely acclaimed writer whose first novel, Bridge of Birds, won the World Fantasy Award for best novel. The other novels in The Chronicles of Master Li and Number Ten Ox series include The Story of the Stone and Eight Skilled Gentlemen.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780385417105
ISBN-10: 0385417101
Publisher: Crown
Publication Date: December 1st, 1990
Pages: 264
Language: English
Series: The Chronicles of Master Li and Number Ten Ox