The Ginger Tree

In 1903, a young Scotswoman named Mary Mackenzie sets sail for China to marry her betrothed, a military attachÉ in Peking. But soon after her arrival, Mary falls into an adulterous affair with a young Japanese nobleman, scandalizing the British community. Casting her out of the European community, her compatriots tear her away from her small daughter. A woman abandoned and alone, Mary learns to survive over forty tumultuous years in Asia, including two world wars and the cataclysmic Tokyo earthquake of 1923.



Review:

Wonderful New York Times Marvelous -- The Spectator (London) Ripping Yarn -- Daily Record (Scotland) ?One of the few contemporary novels to show Japan as it was and is.??Japan Times
Author:
Oswald Wynd
Format:
Paperback

Delivery time :
Country of origin: United States Dispatched within 15 working days depending on supplier
Ships from :
kalahari.com

Now:
R159
eBucks:
eB1 590
Discovery Miles:
1 590

Description

In 1903, a young Scotswoman named Mary Mackenzie sets sail for China to marry her betrothed, a military attachÉ in Peking. But soon after her arrival, Mary falls into an adulterous affair with a young Japanese nobleman, scandalizing the British community. Casting her out of the European community, her compatriots tear her away from her small daughter. A woman abandoned and alone, Mary learns to survive over forty tumultuous years in Asia, including two world wars and the cataclysmic Tokyo earthquake of 1923.



Review:

Wonderful New York Times Marvelous -- The Spectator (London) Ripping Yarn -- Daily Record (Scotland) ?One of the few contemporary novels to show Japan as it was and is.??Japan Times

Product details

Author:
Oswald Wynd
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
ISBN:
9780060959678
Series Title:
Perennial Classics (Paperback)
Audience:
General
Pages:
336
Width (mm):
132
Length (mm):
205
Weight (g):
281

Customer reviews

Be the first to rate or write a review for this product

Look for Similar Items by Category

Your Recent History

Recently Viewed Items