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    Daylight on Iron Mountain (CHUNG KUO) (Hardback) By (author) David Wingrove

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    DescriptionCHANGE IS ON THE AIR: The generals of the Middle Kingdom await the decision of the emperor.The campaign to secure the border from China to Iraq has reached a strange impasse. Two blood enemies - Arabs and Jews - have united against their common cause. But with the lives of thousands at his whim, the exalted Tsao Ch'un, the Son of Heaven, cannot decide. Destroy the Middle East in one blinding flash? Or take another path? BUT THE WAY IS UNCLEAR: In the court of Tsao Ch'un, men of power have become smiling lackeys, whose graces conceal their fear, or their ambition. A man that can be trusted absolutely is a rare thing. And so, with his family held hostage by the empire, General Jiang Lei finds himself appointed to a special task: the orchestration of the last great war against the West. The total dominion of America. WAR APPROACHES: But life in the world of levels continues. No hint of war, or want, or discontent can infiltrate the oppressive, ordered society that replaces the world Jake Reed once knew. Since the first airships rolled over the horizon, nothing has been the same. His new life means new thinking, new customs, a new way of behaving, and with his every move scrutinized, Jake can only serve the bureaucracy of new China. But he is not the only citizen who feels discontent with the anodyne new order. Revolution is brewing in the 23rd century, and the Seven rulers are losing their grip on the citizens of the world. The high seat of empire is at stake as the epic drama unfolds - and every player is a stone on the grand wei chi board of CHUNG KUO.


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    Title
    Daylight on Iron Mountain
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Wingrove
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Width: 172 mm
    Height: 254 mm
    Thickness: 38 mm
    Weight: 839 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780857893451
    ISBN 10: 0857893459
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SCI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.2
    BIC subject category V2: FL
    DC22: 823.92
    BISAC V2.8: FIC028000
    Thema V1.0: FL
    Publisher
    ATLANTIC BOOKS
    Imprint name
    ATLANTIC BOOKS
    Publication date
    01 October 2011
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    David Wingrove is the Hugo Award-winning co-author (with Brian Aldiss) of The Trillion Year Spree: The History of Science Fiction. He is also the co-author of the first three MYST books - novelizations of one of the world's bestselling computer games. He lives in north London with his wife and four daughters.
    Review quote
    'Imagine a collaboration between James Clavell and Frank Herbert and the result might be something very much like Chung Kuo... Smart, involving, entertaining' San Francisco Chronicle