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Published by Delacorte Press .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7522195M
ISBN 100440502101
ISBN 109780440502104

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  “There can only be one Tai-Pan.” Dirk Struan rose from humble beginnings to build Struan & Company, also known as the Noble House, into the world’s largest Far East trading company. He is now the Tai-Pan—Supreme Leader—of all Tai-Pans Brand: Blackstone Publishing. Tai-Pan: The Epic Novel of the Founding of Hong Kong, by James Clavell: The Asian Saga, Book 2, is a swashbuckler tale. The present story, Tai-Pan, is about the value of Hong Kong to the British Empire when it was first secured in the s.   James Clavell's Tai Pan is a book to read for all those starving for a vision of life possibilities and for the hero within us. Dirk Struan is a man who should be every boy's Father once in their lives, and for those of us not fortunate enough to know Cited by: 3. An Alternate Cover of this edition can be found here. Set in the turbulent days of the founding of Hong Kong in the s, Tai-Pan is the story of Dirk Struan, the ruler - the Tai-Pan - of the most.

Set in the turbulent days of the founding of Hong Kong in the s, Tai-Pan is the story of Dirk Struan, the ruler - the Tai-Pan - of the most powerful trading company in the Far East. He is also a pirate, an opium smuggler, and a master manipulator of men. This is the story of his fight to establish himself and his dynasty as the undisputed masters of the Orient. The clash of two cultures is evident throughout the novel, and Clavell does an excellent job of illustrating this clash. The book is hard to put down once the reader begins. Like most of Clavell's novels, Tai-Pan is an historical novel, which means that it is based on historical events surrounding the Orient at the time. tai pan book free pdf Download tai pan book free pdf or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get tai pan book free pdf book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. "It is the early 19th century, when European traders and adventurers first began to penetrate the forbidding Chinese mainland. And it is in this exciting time and exotic place that a giant of an Englishman, Dirk Straun, sets out to turn the desolate island of Hong Kong into an impregnable fortress of British power, and to make himself supreme ruler-- Tai-Pan!"--P. [4] of cover.

Free download or read online Tai-Pan pdf (ePUB) (Asian Saga: Chronological Order Series) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by James Clavell. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this historical, historical fiction story are,/5. tai pan Download tai pan or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get tai pan book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.   Praise for Tai-Pan “Unforgettable.”—Chicago Tribune “[James] Clavell is, as always, a matchless tale-spinner.”—Cosmopolitan “Every five or six years there appears on the horizon a book so vast in scope, so peopled with bold, colorful characters, it eclipses other efforts Such a book is Tai-Pan.”—Pittsburgh Press/5(19). After watching "Shogun" on DVD, I developed an interest in James Clavell's work so I started reading "Tai-Pan". The book is good but I wouldn't exactly say it is a classic. It is the early 19th century and Scotsman Dirk Struan arrives in Hong Kong after a long and arduous voyage/5().