James Clavell's Tai-Pan
A Novel of Hong KongBook - 1986
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!
Publisher: New York : Dell Publishing, , c1966
Characteristics: 732 p. --
Alternative Title: Tai-Pan