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Noble House

download í E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¿ James Clavell James Clavell ¿ 9 characters summary Noble House ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Noble House is in danger As Hong Kong itself becomes the deadly playground of the CIA the KGB and the Peop. The summer of 1990 I worked on a project in Phoenix AZ For 6 or 8 weeks I flew every Sunday afternoon from Dallas to Phoenix and flew home Friday night I was the only project team member in Phoenix and my personality is not the kind to go out exploring on my own So a summer of plane flights and evenings alone were the perfect time to read this book I had a wonderful hotel room with a balcony facing northwest and almost every evening I would return to the hotel and sit out on the balcony and read this book until the sun went downI loved the book and the escape it gate me from my loneliness that summer

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download í E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¿ James Clavell James Clavell ¿ 9 characters summary Noble House ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Over one hundred years have passed since Dirk Struan founded Hong Kong's oldest trading company But now the. Another fantastic part of Clavell s Asian Saga this continues the story of the Noble House created by Dirk Struan in Tai Pan continued in Gai Jin It is set in Hong Kong takes place over a week or so in 1963 There are a LOT of words for such a short time period It s not as tight a story as Tai Pan but similar in many other respectsTai Pan took place in 1841 the founding of Hong Kong It follows the trials tribulations of Dirk Struan This book Noble House follows the green eyed devil s true heir through similar tribulations in Hong Kong over a century later The similarities differences are fantastic There are a lot of politics with crafty spies from China America England Russia Cut throat business arrangements among these nations Japan play on a wildly open stock market banking system which tests Dunross ability as The Tai pan of the Noble House He s just a business man yet one of the most influential people on the island who carries a number of cares that would break a lesser manThe blow by blow accounting of the week fits in an incredible amount of action There s very little rest for anyone as the perfectly drawn characters maneuver for position Motivations are wonderfully done There are no angels but many sympathetic characters especially Dunross a main character that is easy to get behind but even he isn t perfect The secondary characters are often as fully drawn full of surprisesThe only complaint I had was that some of the Oriental characters were a bit two dimensional in some attitudes Not all of them but the mass were Clavell does a great job in describing their poverty drive priorities abilities though This leads to some wonderfully comic moments an old abandoned amah calculating percentages on her take with the precision speed of a calculator It s also sad people selling their children to feed the rest of the familyThese books are listed in published order here on GR now That s NOT the chronological order the order I d highly suggest reading them inSh gun Japan 1600 1100 pages published 1975 Tai Pan Hong Kong 1841 725 pages pub 1966Gai Jin Japan 1862 3 1250 pages pub 1993King Rat WWII Japanese prison camp holding Allied POWs 350 pages pub 1962Noble House Hong Kong 1963 1375 pages pub 1986Whirlwind Iran 1979 1200 pages pub 1986If you re tight on time my suggestion would be to read King Rat or Sh gun as stand alones While all the books share some families the time difference between these 2 minimizes that If you can find the time Tai Pan Gai Jin Noble House make a great trilogy Skipping Gai Jin wouldn t hurt It wasn t yet published when I first read the series I didn t miss it Unlike the rest it doesn t have a strong central character to root for so it s rather jarring in that sense Definitely read this book after Tai Pan though If you like audio books can listen to these 3 read by John Lee you re in for a real treat He might be the best reader I ve ever listened to I m uite pickyI haven t read the final book of the series Whirlwind I know it follows the Noble House especially some plans that Dunross put into motion but neither the setting nor the size made me want to read it There is no audio version of it that I can find at this time or I d give it a try especially if it was read by John Lee

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download í E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¿ James Clavell James Clavell ¿ 9 characters summary Noble House ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Le's Republic of China rival tai pans seeking revenge for blood feuds over a century old gather for the kil. If you haven t read James Clavell s Asian Saga you are depriving yourself of an amazing journey that begins in the 15th century in Japan s feudal Shogunate period capturing your attention and your imagination with Shogun and refuses to let go as you move through the series with Tai Pan Gai Jin King Rat Noble House and finally Whirlwind Clavell was an incredible story teller who opens up a world and a culture largely unknown to those of us in the West and it is a profound loss to the literary world that he passed away before he was able to finish the entire saga However don t let that scare you away as I promise you won t be left wantingI recognize that this review is supposed to be specific to Nobel House but every book in the series is a high five stars so dive in with Shogun and lose yourself in one of the most amazing stories ever told

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  • Noble House
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  • 13 November 2018
  • 9783442357864

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    download í E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¿ James Clavell (Read) [Noble House] A fascinating saga written with tremendous talent Very interesting page turner and one of the best books I have ever read Clavell includes a bank run a bear raid international intrigue relationshipsexual tension smuggling operations natural disasters multi generational rivalry blood oaths espionogue and dramatic natural disasters in an extre

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