The Chronicles of Master Li and Number Ten Ox
|Rating||:||4.43 (980 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||652 Pages|
The Chronicles of Master Li and Number Ten Ox book has been released since 0000-00-00. The Chronicles of Master Li and Number Ten Ox are written by Barry Hughart and it has 652 of pages on paperback.
Wickedly sly and unexpectedly moving J. Fuchs For years "Bridge of Birds," the first book in the chronicles of Master Li and Number Ten Ox, was my Christmas gift of choice. I must have purchased at least three dozens copies for friends over the years. When the entire Chronicles was published together about ten years ago, I happily bought the edition to have a hard cover copy of all three stories in one place, even though I still had each of the o. A wild romp through a fictional Chinese landscape The Chronicles of Master Li and Number 10 Ox is one of the most enjoyable works of fiction I have read in the last few years. Taking place in the middle of the 7th century AD in imperial China, anything can happen. I'm no historian so I can't say how closely the book adheres to actual history but the fictional aspects are fantastic indeed.Spirits, ghosts, and demons abound but Master Li has things und. "Utterly superlative" according to Alice K. Conway. I rarely review books, however. Mere words fail to describe the sheer genius that are the Mr. Hughart's efforts on Master Li and Number Ten Ox. The three books in this omnibus are so cleverly written, so unfailingly humorous and so totally poignant that other works will hereafter be spoiled for me. The author does state that he could have written more adventures for these characters after these three,