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The white mirror, Elsa Hart

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The white mirror
Title
The white mirror
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Elsa Hart
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eng
Summary
"In the follow-up to Elsa Hart's critically acclaimed debut, Jade Dragon Mountain, Li Du, an imperial librarian and former exile in 18th century China, is now an independent traveler. He is journeying with a trade caravan bound for Lhasa when a detour brings them to a valley hidden between mountain passes. On the icy planks of a wooden bridge, a monk sits in contemplation. Closer inspection reveals that the monk is dead, apparently of a self-inflicted wound. His robes are rent, revealing a strange symbol painted on his chest. When the rain turns to snow, the caravan is forced to seek hospitality from the local lord while they wait for the storm to pass. The dead monk, Li Du soon learns, was a reclusive painter. According to the family, his bizarre suicide is not surprising, given his obsession with the demon world. But Li Du is convinced that all is not as it seems. Why did the caravan leader detour to this particular valley? Why does the lord's heir sleep in the barn like a servant? And who is the mysterious woman traveling through the mountain wilds? Trapped in the snow, surrounded by secrets and an unexplained grief that haunts the manor, Li Du cannot distract himself from memories he's tried to leave behind. As he discovers irrefutable evidence of the painter's murder and pieces together the dark circumstances of his death, Li Du must face the reason he will not go home and, ultimately, the reason why he must"--
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Title
The white mirror
Creator
Summary
Eighteenth-century imperial librarian and former exile Li Du journeys with a Llasa-bound trade caravan and seeks refuge from a local lord before being swept up by the suspicious suicide of a demon-obsessed monk
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10518183
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3608.A78455
LC item number
W48 2016
Literary form
fiction
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Series statement
Li Du novels,
Series volume
2
Target audience
adult
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Elsa Hart
The white mirror, Elsa Hart
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The white mirror, Elsa Hart
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ocn933272408
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9781250074966
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016016260

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