Tai-Pan - James Clavell


By James Clavell

  • Release Date: 1983-03-01
  • Genre: Historical
Our rating: 5/5 stars

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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!

From the Trade Paperback edition.

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  • One of the best

    By 59toprope
    Absolutely epic. Fabulous characters and depictions of culture and politics amongst a fast moving good read.
  • Pure Capitalism

    By Charlie4357
    This is a book that you want. It effects how you see your world. Read all James Clavell books. They are great.
  • It was my joss

    By MikaelBoothe
    How can a book start out so slow and then get in your craw like no other? I walk around in the Tai pans world two weeks after finishing this book. Simply amazing. Clavell makes his protagonists super heroes ( Tai-Pan, Lord Toranaga, the Anjin-San) but so what?! Ya no one has every plan come out roses like these guys, but what's the alternative? Have Tyler Brock win? No way! I want to see what happens to culum and the rest of them, but I read that gai-Jin wasn't that good... Should I go straight to noble house or stop at king rats prison first? Help people, it will give me great face as it is my joss to read the Asian saga!

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