Noble House (Mass Market Paperbound)
"The setting is Hong Kong, 1963. The action spans scarcely more than a week, but these are days of high adventure: from kidnapping and murder to financial double-dealing and natural catastrophes fire, flood, landslide. Yet they are days filled as well with all the mystery and romance of Hong Kong the heart of Asia rich in every trade money, flesh, opium, power."
About the Author
James Clavell (1921 1994) was a novelist, screenwriter, director, and World War II veteran and prisoner of war. He is best known for his epic Asian Saga series of novels and their televised adaptations, along with screenplays for such films as "The Great Escape, The Fly", and "To Sir, with Love". His books "Noble House" and" Whirlwind" were #1 "New York Times" bestsellers.
"The last time I was so taken with a spellbinding safari was when I read Gone With The Wind."—Los Angeles Times.
“Clavell’s biggest triumph yet…storytelling done with dash and panache...a rousing read.” —Washington Post
“Fiction for addicts…extravagantly romantic…a book that you can get lost in for weeks…staggering complexity…not only is it as long as life, it’s also as rich with possibilities.” —New York Times
“Tremendous entertainment…a seamless marvel of pure storytelling.”—Cleveland Plain Dealer
“A mesmerizer…spellbinding.” —Los Angeles Times
“Breathtaking…only terms like colossal, gigantic, titanic, incredible, unbelievable, gargantuan, are properly descriptive.…Clavell has made himself the king of super-adventure thrillers.” —Chicago Tribune Book World