A fourteen-year-old Chinese boy struggles to prove his loyalty
and courage to his commune and country in the face of his fear
of a predicted attack on his village by the Taiwanese enemy.
|Publisher:||Hodder & Stoughton|
|Sold by:||Hachette Digital, Inc.|
|File size:||466 KB|
|Age Range:||11 - 18 Years|
About the Author
Alexander Cordell was born in Ceylon in 1914, was educated mainly in China and joined the army in 1932. After WWII, during which he served in France, he became a civil servant, spending three years in Hong Kong.
He wrote more than thirty novels including the highly acclaimed 'Mortymer Trilogy' - The Rape of the Fair Country, The Hosts of Rebecca and Song of the Earth. He died on 13 November 1997 aged eighty-three