The Wallet of Kai Lung
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The Wallet of Kai Lung

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"The Wallet of Kai Lung was a thing made deliberately, in hard material and completely successful. It was meant to produce a particular effect of humour by the use of a foreign convention, the Chinese convention, in the English tongue. It was meant to produce a certain effect of philosophy and at the same time it was meant to produce a certain completed interest of fiction, of relation, of a short epic. It did all these things."It is one of the tests of excellent work that such work is economic, that is, that there is nothing redundant in order or in vocabulary, and at the same time nothing elliptic?show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 152 x 226 x 20mm | 358.34g
  • Borgo Press
  • Holicog, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1587152088
  • 9781587152085

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