Red Lotus

Red Lotus

By: Pai Kit Fai (author)Paperback

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Yip Mann, an elderly spice farmer, should have known better than to purchase a fifteen-year-old cherry-girl as his concubine, especially one beautiful enough to be seen as Ch'ien Gum - comparable to a thousand pieces of gold. But surely he deserves such a plaything to give him the last of his sons. To Yip Mann's dismay, the wilful concubine dies bearing him a worthless girl-child. After her death he must make use of the girl as best he can: by binding her feet in the forbidden practice of the Golden Lotus, he can sell her for a higher price. But the daughter he names Li-Xia - Beautiful One - has the fighting spirit of her rebellious mother, escaping the crippling bandages: she knows her feet will be her freedom. And when they lead her into the path of a mysterious 'foreign devil', Li-Xia takes the first steps on a new and perilous journey . . .

About Author

Pai Kit Fai is the adopted Chinese name given to the author by his Eurasian family. Red Lotus is his first novel under this name.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780751538984
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 496
  • ID: 9780751538984
  • weight: 322
  • ISBN10: 0751538981

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