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Perdido Street Station (Bas-Lag, #1)

Beneath the towering bleached ribs of a dead ancient beast lies the city of New Crobuzon where the unsavory deal is stranger to no one not even to Isaac a gifted and eccentric scientist who has spent a lifetime quietly carrying out his unique research But when a half bird half human creature known as the Garuda comes to him from afar Isaac is faced with challenges he has never before encountered Though the Garuda s request is scientifically daunting Isaac is sparked by his own curiosity and an uncanny reverence for this curious stranger Soon an eerie metamorphosis will occur that will permeate every fiber of New Crobuzon and not even the Ambassador of Hell will challenge the malignant terror it evokes


The City & the City

Inspector Tyador Borl of the Extreme Crime Squad finds deadly conspiracies beneath a seemingly routine murder From the decaying Beszel he joins detective Qussim Dhatt in rich vibrant Ul Qoma and both are enmeshed in a sordid underworld Rabid nationalists are intent on destroying their neighboring city and unificationists dream of dissolving the two into one


The Scar (Bas-Lag, #2)

Aboard a vast seafaring vessel a band of prisoners and slaves their bodies remade into grotesque biological oddities is being transported to the fledgling colony of New Crobuzon But the journey is not theirs alone They are joined by a handful of travelers each with a reason for fleeing the city Among them is Bellis Coldwine a renowned linguist whose services as an interpreter grant her passage and escape from horrific punishment For she is linked to Isaac Dan der Grimnebulin the brilliant renegade scientist who has unwittingly unleashed a nightmare upon New Crobuzon br br For Bellis the plan is clear live among the new frontiersmen of the colony until it is safe to return home But when the ship is besieged by pirates on the Swollen Ocean the senior officers are summarily executed The surviving passengers are brought to Armada a city constructed from the hulls of pirated ships a floating landless mass ruled by the bizarre duality called the Lovers On Armada everyone is given work and even Remades live as equals to humans Cactae and Cray Yet no one may ever leave br br Lonely and embittered in her captivity Bellis knows that to show dissent is a death sentence Instead she must furtively seek information about Armada s agenda The answer lies in the dark amorphous shapes that float undetected miles below the waters terrifying entities with a singular chilling mission


Embassytown

In the far future humans have colonized a distant planet home to the enigmatic Ariekei sentient beings famed for a language unique in the universe one that only a few altered human ambassadors can speak br br Avice Benner Cho a human colonist has returned to Embassytown after years of deep space adventure She cannot speak the Ariekei tongue but she is an indelible part of it having long ago been made a figure of speech a living simile in their language br br When distant political machinations deliver a new ambassador to Arieka the fragile equilibrium between humans and aliens is violently upset Catastrophe looms and Avice is torn between competing loyalties to a husband she no longer loves to a system she no longer trusts and to her place in a language she cannot speak yet speaks through her


Kraken

With this outrageous new novel China Mi ville has written one of the strangest funniest and flat out scariest books you will read this or any other year The London that comes to life in Kraken is a weird metropolis awash in secret currents of myth and magic where criminals police cultists and wizards are locked in a war to bring about or prevent the End of All Things br br In the Darwin Centre at London s Natural History Museum Billy Harrow a cephalopod specialist is conducting a tour whose climax is meant to be the Centre s prize specimen of a rare Architeuthis dux better known as the Giant Squid But Billy s tour takes an unexpected turn when the squid suddenly and impossibly vanishes into thin air br br As Billy soon discovers this is the precipitating act in a struggle to the death between mysterious but powerful forces in a London whose existence he has been blissfully ignorant of until now a city whose denizens human and otherwise are adept in magic and murder br br There is the Congregation of God Kraken a sect of squid worshippers whose roots go back to the dawn of humanity and beyond There is the criminal mastermind known as the Tattoo a merciless maniac inked onto the flesh of a hapless victim There is the FSRC the Fundamentalist and Sect Related Crime Unit a branch of London s finest that fights sorcery with sorcery There is Wati a spirit from ancient Egypt who leads a ragtag union of magical familiars There are the Londonmancers who read the future in the city s entrails There is Grisamentum London s greatest wizard whose shadow lingers long after his death And then there is Goss and Subby an ageless old man and a cretinous boy who together constitute a terrifying yet darkly charismatic demonic duo br br All of them and others are in pursuit of Billy who inadvertently holds the key to the missing squid an embryonic god whose powers properly harnessed can destroy all that is was and ever shall be


Un Lun Dun

BONUS This edition contains an excerpt from China Mieville s i Embassytown i br br What is Un Lun Dun br b br b It is London through the looking glass an urban Wonderland of strange delights where all the lost and broken things of London end up and some of its lost and broken people too including Brokkenbroll boss of the broken umbrellas Obaday Fing a tailor whose head is an enormous pin cushion and an empty milk carton called Curdle Un Lun Dun is a place where words are alive a jungle lurks behind the door of an ordinary house carnivorous giraffes stalk the streets and a dark cloud dreams of burning the world It is a city awaiting its hero whose coming was prophesied long ago set down for all time in the pages of a talking book br br When twelve year old Zanna and her friend Deeba find a secret entrance leading out of London and into this strange city it seems that the ancient prophecy is coming true at last But then things begin to go shockingly wrong


Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China

The story of three generations in twentieth century China that blends the intimacy of memoir and the panoramic sweep of eyewitness history a bestselling classic in thirty languages with more than ten million copies sold around the world now with a new introduction from the author br br An engrossing record of Mao s impact on China an unusual window on the female experience in the modern world and an inspiring tale of courage and love Jung Chang describes the extraordinary lives and experiences of her family members her grandmother a warlord s concubine her mother s struggles as a young idealistic Communist and her parents experience as members of the Communist elite and their ordeal during the Cultural Revolution Chang was a Red Guard briefly at the age of fourteen then worked as a peasant a barefoot doctor a steelworker and an electrician As the story of each generation unfolds Chang captures in gripping moving and ultimately uplifting detail the cycles of violent drama visited on her own family and millions of others caught in the whirlwind of history


Railsea

On board the moletrain i Medes i Sham Yes ap Soorap watches in awe as he witnesses his first moldywarpe hunt the giant mole bursting from the earth the harpoonists targeting their prey the battle resulting in one s death and the other s glory But no matter how spectacular it is Sham can t shake the sense that there is more to life than traveling the endless rails of the railsea even if his captain can think only of the hunt for the ivory coloured mole she s been chasing since it took her arm all those years ago When they come across a wrecked train at first it s a welcome distraction But what Sham finds in the derelict a series of pictures hinting at something somewhere that should be impossible leads to considerably more than he d bargained for Soon he s hunted on all sides by pirates trainsfolk monsters and salvage scrabblers And it might not be just Sham s life that s about to change It could be the whole of the railsea br br From China Mi ville comes a novel for readers of all ages a gripping and brilliantly imagined take on Herman Melville s i Moby Dick i that confirms his status as the most original and talented voice to appear in several years i Science Fiction Chronicle i


Iron Council (New Crobuzon, #3)

Following i Perdido Street Station i and i The Scar i acclaimed author China Mi ville returns with his hugely anticipated Del Rey hardcover debut With a fresh and fantastical band of characters he carries us back to the decadent squalor of New Crobuzon this time decades later br b br b It is a time of wars and revolutions conflict and intrigue New Crobuzon is being ripped apart from without and within War with the shadowy city state of Tesh and rioting on the streets at home are pushing the teeming city to the brink A mysterious masked figure spurs strange rebellion while treachery and violence incubate in unexpected places br In desperation a small group of renegades escapes from the city and crosses strange and alien continents in the search for a lost hope br In the blood and violence of New Crobuzon s most dangerous hour there are whispers It is the time of the iron council br br The bold originality that broke Mi ville out as a new force of the genre is here once more in i Iron Council i the voluminous lyrical novel that is destined to seal his reputation as perhaps the edgiest mythmaker of the day


China Dolls

b An exciting new novel set in the Chop Suey Circuit of San Francisco right before World War II from the beloved bestselling author of Snowflower and the Secret Fan and Shanghai Girls b br br In Ruby Helen and Grace three girls from very different backgrounds find themselves competing at the same audition for showgirl roles at San Francisco s exclusive Oriental nightclub the Forbidden City Grace an American born Chinese girl has fled the Midwest and an abusive father Helen is from a Chinese family who have deep roots in San Francisco s Chinatown And as both her friends know Ruby is Japanese passing as Chinese At times their differences are pronounced but the girls grow to depend on one another in order to fulfill their individual dreams Then everything changes in a heartbeat with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Suddenly the government is sending innocent Japanese to internment camps under suspicion and Ruby is one of them But which of her friends betrayed her


American Born Chinese

All Jin Wang wants is to fit in When his family moves to a new neighborhood he suddenly finds that he s the only Chinese American student at his school Jocks and bullies pick on him constantly and he has hardly any friends Then to make matters worse he falls in love with an all American girl br br Born to rule over all the monkeys in the world the story of the Monkey King is one of the oldest and greatest Chinese fables Adored by his subjects master of the arts of kung fu he is the most powerful monkey on earth But the Monkey King doesn t want to be a monkey He wants to be hailed as a god br br Chin Kee is the ultimate negative Chinese stereotype and he s ruining his cousin Danny s life Danny s a popular kid at school but every year Chin Kee comes to visit and every year Danny has to transfer to a new school to escape the shame This year though things quickly go from bad to worse br br These three apparently unrelated tales come together with an unexpected twist in a modern fable that is hilarious poignant and action packed i American Born Chinese i is an amazing rise all the way up to the astonishing climax and confirms what a growing number of readers already know Gene Yang is a major talent


Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

In this enchanting tale about the magic of reading and the wonder of romantic awakening two hapless city boys are exiled to a remote mountain village for reeducation during China s infamous Cultural Revolution There they meet the daughter of the local tailor and discover a hidden stash of Western classics in Chinese translation As they flirt with the seamstress and secretly devour these banned works they find transit from their grim surroundings to worlds they never imagined


Kite runner (Chinese)


Animal Farm(Translation: Chinese): A Fairy Story

Mr Jones of the Manor Farm had locked the hen houses br for the night but was too drunk to remember to shut the br pop holes With the ring of light from his lantern dancing br from side to side he lurched across the yard kicked off br his boots at the back door drew himself a last glass of br beer from the barrel in the scullery and made his way br up to bed where Mrs Jones was already snoring br As soon as the light in the bedroom went out there was br a stirring and a fluttering all through the farm buildings br Word had gone round during the day that old Major the br prize Middle White boar had had a strange dream on the br previous night and wished to communicate it to the other br animals It had been agreed that they should all meet br in the big barn as soon as Mr Jones was safely out of br the way Old Major so he was always called though the br name under which he had been exhibited was Willingdon br Beauty was so highly regarded on the farm that everyone br was quite ready to lose an hour s sleep in order to hear br what he had to say br


King Rat

div Something is stirring in London s dark stamping out its territory in brickdust and blood Something has murdered Saul Garamond s father and left Saul to pay for the crime br br But a shadow from the urban waste breaks into Saul s prison cell and leads him to freedom A shadow called King Rat who reveals Saul s royal heritage a heritage that opens a new world to Saul the world below London s streets a heritage that also drags Saul into King Rat s plan for revenge against his ancient enemy With drum n bass pounding the backstreets Saul must confront the forces that would use him the forces that would destroy him and the forces that shape his own bizarre identity br div


This Census-Taker

For readers of George Saunders Kelly Link and Karen Russell i This Census Taker i is the poignant and uncanny new novella from award winning and bestselling author China Mi ville After witnessing a profoundly traumatic event a boy is left alone in a remote house on a hilltop with his increasingly deranged parent When a stranger knocks on his door the boy senses that his days of isolation are over but by what authority does this man keep the meticulous records he carries Is he the boy s friend His enemy Or something altogether other


The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, Part 1) (in Simplified Chinese)

Continuing the story begun in The Hobbit this is the first part of Tolkien s epic masterpiece The Lord of the Rings featuring an exclusive cover image from the film the definitive text and a detailed map of Middle earth br br Sauron the Dark Lord has gathered to him all the Rings of Power the means by which he intends to rule Middle earth All he lacks in his plans for dominion is the One Ring the ring that rules them all which has fallen into the hands of the hobbit Bilbo Baggins br br In a sleepy village in the Shire young Frodo Baggins finds himself faced with an immense task as his elderly cousin Bilbo entrusts the Ring to his care Frodo must leave his home and make a perilous journey across Middle earth to the Cracks of Doom there to destroy the Ring and foil the Dark Lord in his evil purpose


The Last Days of New Paris

i Beauty will be convulsive i br br It s In the chaos of wartime Marseille American engineer and occult disciple Jack Parsons stumbles onto a clandestine anti Nazi group including surrealist theorist Andr Breton In the strange games of the dissident diplomats exiled revolutionaries and avant garde artists Parsons finds and channels hope But what he unwittingly unleashes is the power of dreams and nightmares changing the war and the world forever br br It s A lone surrealist fighter Thibaut walks a new hallucinogenic Paris where Nazis and the Resistance are trapped in unending conflict and the streets are stalked by living images and texts and by the forces of hell To escape the city he must join forces with Sam an American photographer intent on recording the ruins and make common cause with a powerful enigmatic figure of chance and rebellion the exquisite corpse br br But Sam is being hunted And new secrets will emerge that will test all their loyalties to each other to Paris old and new and to reality itself


Romeo and Juliet (Chinese Edition)罗密欧与朱丽叶(英汉对照语文新课标必读文学名著双语版)/中译经典文库

The play is a tragedy about two young star crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet whose deaths ultimately unite their feuding families Although being a tragedy the play has something in common with Shakespeare s comedies of the same period the characters are vivid and the plot is simple yet complex There are already several Chinese versions of the tragic romance but it is the first time that the English Chinese version of Cao Yu s translation has been published


Looking for Jake

What William Gibson did for science fiction China Mi ville has done for fantasy shattering old paradigms with fiercely imaginative works of startling often shocking intensity Now from this brilliant young writer comes a groundbreaking collection of stories many of them previously unavailable in the United States and including four never before published tales one set in Mi ville s signature fantasy world of New Crobuzon Among the fourteen superb fictions are br br Jack Following the events of his acclaimed novel Perdido Street Station this tale of twisted attachment and horrific revenge traces the rise and fall of the Remade Robin Hood known as Jack Half a Prayer br br Familiar Spurned by its creator a sorceress s familiar embarks on a strange and unsettling odyssey of self discovery in a coming of age story like no other


Three Moments of an Explosion

London awakes one morning to find itself besieged by a sky full of floating icebergs Destroyed oil rigs mysteriously reborn clamber from the sea and onto the land driven by an obscure but violent purpose An anatomy student cuts open a cadaver to discover impossibly intricate designs carved into a corpse s bones designs clearly present from birth bearing mute testimony to what br br Of such concepts and unforgettable images are made the twenty eight stories in this collection many published here for the first time By turns speculative satirical and heart wrenching fresh in form and language and featuring a cast of damaged yet hopeful seekers who come face to face with the deep weirdness of the world and at times the deeper weirdness of themselves em Three Moments of an Explosion em is a fitting showcase for one of our most original voices


On China

In this sweeping and insightful history Henry Kissinger turns for the first time at book length to a country he has known intimately for decades and whose modern relations with the West he helped shape Drawing on historical records as well as his conversations with Chinese leaders over the past forty years Kissinger examines how China has approached diplomacy strategy and negotiation throughout its history and reflects on the consequences for the global balance of power in the st century br br Since no other country can claim a more powerful link to its ancient past and classical principles any attempt to understand China s future world role must begin with an appreciation of its long history For centuries China rarely encountered other societies of comparable size and sophistication it was the Middle Kingdom treating the peoples on its periphery as vassal states At the same time Chinese statesmen facing threats of invasion from without and the contests of competing factions within developed a canon of strategic thought that prized the virtues of subtlety patience and indirection over feats of martial prowess br br In i On China i Kissinger examines key episodes in Chinese foreign policy from the classical era to the present day with a particular emphasis on the decades since the rise of Mao Zedong He illuminates the inner workings of Chinese diplomacy during such pivotal events as the initial encounters between China and modern European powers the formation and breakdown of the Sino Soviet alliance the Korean War Richard Nixon s historic trip to Beijing and three crises in the Taiwan Straits Drawing on his extensive personal experience with four generation of Chinese leaders he brings to life towering figures such as Mao Zhou Enlai and Deng Xiaoping revealing how their different visions have shaped China s modern destiny br br With his singular vantage on U S China relations Kissinger traces the evolution of this fraught but crucial relationship over the past years following its dramatic course from estrangement to strategic partnership to economic interdependence and toward an uncertain future With a final chapter on the emerging superpower s st century world role i On China i provides an intimate historical perspective on Chinese foreign affairs from one of the premier statesmen of the th century


小王子(65周年纪念版) (Chinese Edition)


理智与情感: Sense and Sensibility, Chinese edition


October: The Story of the Russian Revolution

In February in the midst of bloody war Russia was still an autocratic monarchy nine months later it became the first socialist state in world history How did this unimaginable transformation take place How was a ravaged and backward country swept up in a desperately unpopular war rocked by not one but two revolutions br br This is the story of the extraordinary months between those upheavals in February and October of the forces and individuals who made so epochal a year of their intrigues negotiations conflicts and catastrophes From familiar names like Lenin and Trotsky to their opponents Kornilov and Kerensky from the byzantine squabbles of urban activists to the remotest villages of a sprawling empire from the revolutionary railroad Sublime to the ciphers and static of coup by telegram from grand sweep to forgotten detail br br Historians have debated the revolution for a hundred years its portents and possibilities the mass of literature can be daunting But here is a book for those new to the events told not only in their historical import but in all their passion and drama and strangeness Because as well as a political event of profound and ongoing consequence Mi ville reveals the Russian Revolution as a breathtaking story br br br i From the Hardcover edition i


China Rich Girlfriend (Crazy Rich Asians #2)

Kevin Kwan bestselling author of Crazy Rich Asians is back with a wickedly funny new novel of social climbing secret e mails art world scandal lovesick billionaires and the outrageous story of what happens when Rachel Chu engaged to marry Asia s most eligible bachelor discovers her birthfather br br On the eve of her wedding to Nicholas Young heir to one of the greatest fortunes in Asia Rachel should be over the moon She has a flawless Asscher cut diamond from JAR a wedding dress she loves more than anything found in the salons of Paris and a fianc willing to sacrifice his entire inheritance in order to marry her But Rachel still mourns the fact that her birthfather a man she never knew won t be able to walk her down the aisle Until a shocking revelation draws Rachel into a world of Shanghai splendor beyond anything she has ever imagined Here we meet Carlton a Ferrari crashing bad boy known for Prince Harry like antics Colette a celebrity girlfriend chased by fevered paparazzi and the man Rachel has spent her entire life waiting to meet her father Meanwhile Singapore s It Girl Astrid Leong is shocked to discover that there is a downside to having a newly minted tech billionaire husband A romp through Asia s most exclusive clubs auction houses and estates China Rich Girlfriend brings us into the elite circles of Mainland China introducing a captivating cast of characters and offering an inside glimpse at what it s like to be gloriously crazily China rich


The Count of Monte Cristo (In Chinese)

Revenge at all cost br br A young sailor returns home from a dangerous voyage His father and his sweetheart are waiting for him But an act of jealous treachery changes his life forever br br An unexpected meeting changes everything and the man who was once an unknown sailor emerges as i The Count of Monte Cristo i mysterious rich and powerful enough to take the ultimate revenge against his enemies


The Secret Garden, Chinese edition

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Pearl of China

From the bestselling author of Red Azalea and Empress Orchid comes the powerful story of the friendship of a lifetime based on the life of Pearl S Buck br br In the small southern town of Chin kiang in the last days of the nineteenth century two young girls bump heads and become thick as thieves Willow is the only child of a destitute family Pearl the headstrong daughter of zealous Christian missionaries She will ultimately become the internationally renowned author Pearl S Buck but for now she is just a girl embarrassed by her blonde hair and enchanted by her new Chinese friend The two embark on a friendship that will sustain both of them through one of the most tumultuous periods in Chinese history br br Moving out into the world together the two enter the intellectual fray of the times share love interests and survive early marriages gone bad Their shared upbringing inspires Pearl s novels which celebrate the life of the Chinese peasant and will eventually earn her both a Pulitzer and a Nobel Prize But when a civil war erupts between the Nationalists and Communists Pearl is forced to flee the country just ahead of angry mobs Willow despite close ties to Mao s inner circle is punished for loyalty to her cultural imperialist friend And yet through love and loss heartbreak and joy exile and imprisonment the two women remain intimately entwined br br In this ambitious new novel Anchee Min brings to life a courageous and passionate woman who is now hailed in China as a modern heroine Like nothing before it Pearl of China tells the story of one of the twentieth century s greatest writers from the perspective of the people she loved and of the land she called home


The Five Chinese Brothers

The classic picture story about five clever brothers each with a different extraordinary ability has been in print for over years An original nonsense tale told with spirit and gusto i The Horn Book i


Perdido Street Station (Bas-Lag, #1)

Beneath the towering bleached ribs of a dead ancient beast lies the city of New Crobuzon where the unsavory deal is stranger to no one not even to Isaac a gifted and eccentric scientist who has spent a lifetime quietly carrying out his unique research But when a half bird half human creature known as the Garuda comes to him from afar Isaac is faced with challenges he has never before encountered Though the Garuda s request is scientifically daunting Isaac is sparked by his own curiosity and an uncanny reverence for this curious stranger Soon an eerie metamorphosis will occur that will permeate every fiber of New Crobuzon and not even the Ambassador of Hell will challenge the malignant terror it evokes


The City & the City

Inspector Tyador Borl of the Extreme Crime Squad finds deadly conspiracies beneath a seemingly routine murder From the decaying Beszel he joins detective Qussim Dhatt in rich vibrant Ul Qoma and both are enmeshed in a sordid underworld Rabid nationalists are intent on destroying their neighboring city and unificationists dream of dissolving the two into one


The Scar (Bas-Lag, #2)

Aboard a vast seafaring vessel a band of prisoners and slaves their bodies remade into grotesque biological oddities is being transported to the fledgling colony of New Crobuzon But the journey is not theirs alone They are joined by a handful of travelers each with a reason for fleeing the city Among them is Bellis Coldwine a renowned linguist whose services as an interpreter grant her passage and escape from horrific punishment For she is linked to Isaac Dan der Grimnebulin the brilliant renegade scientist who has unwittingly unleashed a nightmare upon New Crobuzon br br For Bellis the plan is clear live among the new frontiersmen of the colony until it is safe to return home But when the ship is besieged by pirates on the Swollen Ocean the senior officers are summarily executed The surviving passengers are brought to Armada a city constructed from the hulls of pirated ships a floating landless mass ruled by the bizarre duality called the Lovers On Armada everyone is given work and even Remades live as equals to humans Cactae and Cray Yet no one may ever leave br br Lonely and embittered in her captivity Bellis knows that to show dissent is a death sentence Instead she must furtively seek information about Armada s agenda The answer lies in the dark amorphous shapes that float undetected miles below the waters terrifying entities with a singular chilling mission


Embassytown

In the far future humans have colonized a distant planet home to the enigmatic Ariekei sentient beings famed for a language unique in the universe one that only a few altered human ambassadors can speak br br Avice Benner Cho a human colonist has returned to Embassytown after years of deep space adventure She cannot speak the Ariekei tongue but she is an indelible part of it having long ago been made a figure of speech a living simile in their language br br When distant political machinations deliver a new ambassador to Arieka the fragile equilibrium between humans and aliens is violently upset Catastrophe looms and Avice is torn between competing loyalties to a husband she no longer loves to a system she no longer trusts and to her place in a language she cannot speak yet speaks through her


Kraken

With this outrageous new novel China Mi ville has written one of the strangest funniest and flat out scariest books you will read this or any other year The London that comes to life in Kraken is a weird metropolis awash in secret currents of myth and magic where criminals police cultists and wizards are locked in a war to bring about or prevent the End of All Things br br In the Darwin Centre at London s Natural History Museum Billy Harrow a cephalopod specialist is conducting a tour whose climax is meant to be the Centre s prize specimen of a rare Architeuthis dux better known as the Giant Squid But Billy s tour takes an unexpected turn when the squid suddenly and impossibly vanishes into thin air br br As Billy soon discovers this is the precipitating act in a struggle to the death between mysterious but powerful forces in a London whose existence he has been blissfully ignorant of until now a city whose denizens human and otherwise are adept in magic and murder br br There is the Congregation of God Kraken a sect of squid worshippers whose roots go back to the dawn of humanity and beyond There is the criminal mastermind known as the Tattoo a merciless maniac inked onto the flesh of a hapless victim There is the FSRC the Fundamentalist and Sect Related Crime Unit a branch of London s finest that fights sorcery with sorcery There is Wati a spirit from ancient Egypt who leads a ragtag union of magical familiars There are the Londonmancers who read the future in the city s entrails There is Grisamentum London s greatest wizard whose shadow lingers long after his death And then there is Goss and Subby an ageless old man and a cretinous boy who together constitute a terrifying yet darkly charismatic demonic duo br br All of them and others are in pursuit of Billy who inadvertently holds the key to the missing squid an embryonic god whose powers properly harnessed can destroy all that is was and ever shall be


Un Lun Dun

BONUS This edition contains an excerpt from China Mieville s i Embassytown i br br What is Un Lun Dun br b br b It is London through the looking glass an urban Wonderland of strange delights where all the lost and broken things of London end up and some of its lost and broken people too including Brokkenbroll boss of the broken umbrellas Obaday Fing a tailor whose head is an enormous pin cushion and an empty milk carton called Curdle Un Lun Dun is a place where words are alive a jungle lurks behind the door of an ordinary house carnivorous giraffes stalk the streets and a dark cloud dreams of burning the world It is a city awaiting its hero whose coming was prophesied long ago set down for all time in the pages of a talking book br br When twelve year old Zanna and her friend Deeba find a secret entrance leading out of London and into this strange city it seems that the ancient prophecy is coming true at last But then things begin to go shockingly wrong


Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China

The story of three generations in twentieth century China that blends the intimacy of memoir and the panoramic sweep of eyewitness history a bestselling classic in thirty languages with more than ten million copies sold around the world now with a new introduction from the author br br An engrossing record of Mao s impact on China an unusual window on the female experience in the modern world and an inspiring tale of courage and love Jung Chang describes the extraordinary lives and experiences of her family members her grandmother a warlord s concubine her mother s struggles as a young idealistic Communist and her parents experience as members of the Communist elite and their ordeal during the Cultural Revolution Chang was a Red Guard briefly at the age of fourteen then worked as a peasant a barefoot doctor a steelworker and an electrician As the story of each generation unfolds Chang captures in gripping moving and ultimately uplifting detail the cycles of violent drama visited on her own family and millions of others caught in the whirlwind of history


Railsea

On board the moletrain i Medes i Sham Yes ap Soorap watches in awe as he witnesses his first moldywarpe hunt the giant mole bursting from the earth the harpoonists targeting their prey the battle resulting in one s death and the other s glory But no matter how spectacular it is Sham can t shake the sense that there is more to life than traveling the endless rails of the railsea even if his captain can think only of the hunt for the ivory coloured mole she s been chasing since it took her arm all those years ago When they come across a wrecked train at first it s a welcome distraction But what Sham finds in the derelict a series of pictures hinting at something somewhere that should be impossible leads to considerably more than he d bargained for Soon he s hunted on all sides by pirates trainsfolk monsters and salvage scrabblers And it might not be just Sham s life that s about to change It could be the whole of the railsea br br From China Mi ville comes a novel for readers of all ages a gripping and brilliantly imagined take on Herman Melville s i Moby Dick i that confirms his status as the most original and talented voice to appear in several years i Science Fiction Chronicle i


Iron Council (New Crobuzon, #3)

Following i Perdido Street Station i and i The Scar i acclaimed author China Mi ville returns with his hugely anticipated Del Rey hardcover debut With a fresh and fantastical band of characters he carries us back to the decadent squalor of New Crobuzon this time decades later br b br b It is a time of wars and revolutions conflict and intrigue New Crobuzon is being ripped apart from without and within War with the shadowy city state of Tesh and rioting on the streets at home are pushing the teeming city to the brink A mysterious masked figure spurs strange rebellion while treachery and violence incubate in unexpected places br In desperation a small group of renegades escapes from the city and crosses strange and alien continents in the search for a lost hope br In the blood and violence of New Crobuzon s most dangerous hour there are whispers It is the time of the iron council br br The bold originality that broke Mi ville out as a new force of the genre is here once more in i Iron Council i the voluminous lyrical novel that is destined to seal his reputation as perhaps the edgiest mythmaker of the day


China Dolls

b An exciting new novel set in the Chop Suey Circuit of San Francisco right before World War II from the beloved bestselling author of Snowflower and the Secret Fan and Shanghai Girls b br br In Ruby Helen and Grace three girls from very different backgrounds find themselves competing at the same audition for showgirl roles at San Francisco s exclusive Oriental nightclub the Forbidden City Grace an American born Chinese girl has fled the Midwest and an abusive father Helen is from a Chinese family who have deep roots in San Francisco s Chinatown And as both her friends know Ruby is Japanese passing as Chinese At times their differences are pronounced but the girls grow to depend on one another in order to fulfill their individual dreams Then everything changes in a heartbeat with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Suddenly the government is sending innocent Japanese to internment camps under suspicion and Ruby is one of them But which of her friends betrayed her


American Born Chinese

All Jin Wang wants is to fit in When his family moves to a new neighborhood he suddenly finds that he s the only Chinese American student at his school Jocks and bullies pick on him constantly and he has hardly any friends Then to make matters worse he falls in love with an all American girl br br Born to rule over all the monkeys in the world the story of the Monkey King is one of the oldest and greatest Chinese fables Adored by his subjects master of the arts of kung fu he is the most powerful monkey on earth But the Monkey King doesn t want to be a monkey He wants to be hailed as a god br br Chin Kee is the ultimate negative Chinese stereotype and he s ruining his cousin Danny s life Danny s a popular kid at school but every year Chin Kee comes to visit and every year Danny has to transfer to a new school to escape the shame This year though things quickly go from bad to worse br br These three apparently unrelated tales come together with an unexpected twist in a modern fable that is hilarious poignant and action packed i American Born Chinese i is an amazing rise all the way up to the astonishing climax and confirms what a growing number of readers already know Gene Yang is a major talent


Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

In this enchanting tale about the magic of reading and the wonder of romantic awakening two hapless city boys are exiled to a remote mountain village for reeducation during China s infamous Cultural Revolution There they meet the daughter of the local tailor and discover a hidden stash of Western classics in Chinese translation As they flirt with the seamstress and secretly devour these banned works they find transit from their grim surroundings to worlds they never imagined


Kite runner (Chinese)


Animal Farm(Translation: Chinese): A Fairy Story

Mr Jones of the Manor Farm had locked the hen houses br for the night but was too drunk to remember to shut the br pop holes With the ring of light from his lantern dancing br from side to side he lurched across the yard kicked off br his boots at the back door drew himself a last glass of br beer from the barrel in the scullery and made his way br up to bed where Mrs Jones was already snoring br As soon as the light in the bedroom went out there was br a stirring and a fluttering all through the farm buildings br Word had gone round during the day that old Major the br prize Middle White boar had had a strange dream on the br previous night and wished to communicate it to the other br animals It had been agreed that they should all meet br in the big barn as soon as Mr Jones was safely out of br the way Old Major so he was always called though the br name under which he had been exhibited was Willingdon br Beauty was so highly regarded on the farm that everyone br was quite ready to lose an hour s sleep in order to hear br what he had to say br


King Rat

div Something is stirring in London s dark stamping out its territory in brickdust and blood Something has murdered Saul Garamond s father and left Saul to pay for the crime br br But a shadow from the urban waste breaks into Saul s prison cell and leads him to freedom A shadow called King Rat who reveals Saul s royal heritage a heritage that opens a new world to Saul the world below London s streets a heritage that also drags Saul into King Rat s plan for revenge against his ancient enemy With drum n bass pounding the backstreets Saul must confront the forces that would use him the forces that would destroy him and the forces that shape his own bizarre identity br div


This Census-Taker

For readers of George Saunders Kelly Link and Karen Russell i This Census Taker i is the poignant and uncanny new novella from award winning and bestselling author China Mi ville After witnessing a profoundly traumatic event a boy is left alone in a remote house on a hilltop with his increasingly deranged parent When a stranger knocks on his door the boy senses that his days of isolation are over but by what authority does this man keep the meticulous records he carries Is he the boy s friend His enemy Or something altogether other


The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, Part 1) (in Simplified Chinese)

Continuing the story begun in The Hobbit this is the first part of Tolkien s epic masterpiece The Lord of the Rings featuring an exclusive cover image from the film the definitive text and a detailed map of Middle earth br br Sauron the Dark Lord has gathered to him all the Rings of Power the means by which he intends to rule Middle earth All he lacks in his plans for dominion is the One Ring the ring that rules them all which has fallen into the hands of the hobbit Bilbo Baggins br br In a sleepy village in the Shire young Frodo Baggins finds himself faced with an immense task as his elderly cousin Bilbo entrusts the Ring to his care Frodo must leave his home and make a perilous journey across Middle earth to the Cracks of Doom there to destroy the Ring and foil the Dark Lord in his evil purpose


The Last Days of New Paris

i Beauty will be convulsive i br br It s In the chaos of wartime Marseille American engineer and occult disciple Jack Parsons stumbles onto a clandestine anti Nazi group including surrealist theorist Andr Breton In the strange games of the dissident diplomats exiled revolutionaries and avant garde artists Parsons finds and channels hope But what he unwittingly unleashes is the power of dreams and nightmares changing the war and the world forever br br It s A lone surrealist fighter Thibaut walks a new hallucinogenic Paris where Nazis and the Resistance are trapped in unending conflict and the streets are stalked by living images and texts and by the forces of hell To escape the city he must join forces with Sam an American photographer intent on recording the ruins and make common cause with a powerful enigmatic figure of chance and rebellion the exquisite corpse br br But Sam is being hunted And new secrets will emerge that will test all their loyalties to each other to Paris old and new and to reality itself


Romeo and Juliet (Chinese Edition)罗密欧与朱丽叶(英汉对照语文新课标必读文学名著双语版)/中译经典文库

The play is a tragedy about two young star crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet whose deaths ultimately unite their feuding families Although being a tragedy the play has something in common with Shakespeare s comedies of the same period the characters are vivid and the plot is simple yet complex There are already several Chinese versions of the tragic romance but it is the first time that the English Chinese version of Cao Yu s translation has been published


Looking for Jake

What William Gibson did for science fiction China Mi ville has done for fantasy shattering old paradigms with fiercely imaginative works of startling often shocking intensity Now from this brilliant young writer comes a groundbreaking collection of stories many of them previously unavailable in the United States and including four never before published tales one set in Mi ville s signature fantasy world of New Crobuzon Among the fourteen superb fictions are br br Jack Following the events of his acclaimed novel Perdido Street Station this tale of twisted attachment and horrific revenge traces the rise and fall of the Remade Robin Hood known as Jack Half a Prayer br br Familiar Spurned by its creator a sorceress s familiar embarks on a strange and unsettling odyssey of self discovery in a coming of age story like no other


Three Moments of an Explosion

London awakes one morning to find itself besieged by a sky full of floating icebergs Destroyed oil rigs mysteriously reborn clamber from the sea and onto the land driven by an obscure but violent purpose An anatomy student cuts open a cadaver to discover impossibly intricate designs carved into a corpse s bones designs clearly present from birth bearing mute testimony to what br br Of such concepts and unforgettable images are made the twenty eight stories in this collection many published here for the first time By turns speculative satirical and heart wrenching fresh in form and language and featuring a cast of damaged yet hopeful seekers who come face to face with the deep weirdness of the world and at times the deeper weirdness of themselves em Three Moments of an Explosion em is a fitting showcase for one of our most original voices


On China

In this sweeping and insightful history Henry Kissinger turns for the first time at book length to a country he has known intimately for decades and whose modern relations with the West he helped shape Drawing on historical records as well as his conversations with Chinese leaders over the past forty years Kissinger examines how China has approached diplomacy strategy and negotiation throughout its history and reflects on the consequences for the global balance of power in the st century br br Since no other country can claim a more powerful link to its ancient past and classical principles any attempt to understand China s future world role must begin with an appreciation of its long history For centuries China rarely encountered other societies of comparable size and sophistication it was the Middle Kingdom treating the peoples on its periphery as vassal states At the same time Chinese statesmen facing threats of invasion from without and the contests of competing factions within developed a canon of strategic thought that prized the virtues of subtlety patience and indirection over feats of martial prowess br br In i On China i Kissinger examines key episodes in Chinese foreign policy from the classical era to the present day with a particular emphasis on the decades since the rise of Mao Zedong He illuminates the inner workings of Chinese diplomacy during such pivotal events as the initial encounters between China and modern European powers the formation and breakdown of the Sino Soviet alliance the Korean War Richard Nixon s historic trip to Beijing and three crises in the Taiwan Straits Drawing on his extensive personal experience with four generation of Chinese leaders he brings to life towering figures such as Mao Zhou Enlai and Deng Xiaoping revealing how their different visions have shaped China s modern destiny br br With his singular vantage on U S China relations Kissinger traces the evolution of this fraught but crucial relationship over the past years following its dramatic course from estrangement to strategic partnership to economic interdependence and toward an uncertain future With a final chapter on the emerging superpower s st century world role i On China i provides an intimate historical perspective on Chinese foreign affairs from one of the premier statesmen of the th century


小王子(65周年纪念版) (Chinese Edition)


理智与情感: Sense and Sensibility, Chinese edition


October: The Story of the Russian Revolution

In February in the midst of bloody war Russia was still an autocratic monarchy nine months later it became the first socialist state in world history How did this unimaginable transformation take place How was a ravaged and backward country swept up in a desperately unpopular war rocked by not one but two revolutions br br This is the story of the extraordinary months between those upheavals in February and October of the forces and individuals who made so epochal a year of their intrigues negotiations conflicts and catastrophes From familiar names like Lenin and Trotsky to their opponents Kornilov and Kerensky from the byzantine squabbles of urban activists to the remotest villages of a sprawling empire from the revolutionary railroad Sublime to the ciphers and static of coup by telegram from grand sweep to forgotten detail br br Historians have debated the revolution for a hundred years its portents and possibilities the mass of literature can be daunting But here is a book for those new to the events told not only in their historical import but in all their passion and drama and strangeness Because as well as a political event of profound and ongoing consequence Mi ville reveals the Russian Revolution as a breathtaking story br br br i From the Hardcover edition i


China Rich Girlfriend (Crazy Rich Asians #2)

Kevin Kwan bestselling author of Crazy Rich Asians is back with a wickedly funny new novel of social climbing secret e mails art world scandal lovesick billionaires and the outrageous story of what happens when Rachel Chu engaged to marry Asia s most eligible bachelor discovers her birthfather br br On the eve of her wedding to Nicholas Young heir to one of the greatest fortunes in Asia Rachel should be over the moon She has a flawless Asscher cut diamond from JAR a wedding dress she loves more than anything found in the salons of Paris and a fianc willing to sacrifice his entire inheritance in order to marry her But Rachel still mourns the fact that her birthfather a man she never knew won t be able to walk her down the aisle Until a shocking revelation draws Rachel into a world of Shanghai splendor beyond anything she has ever imagined Here we meet Carlton a Ferrari crashing bad boy known for Prince Harry like antics Colette a celebrity girlfriend chased by fevered paparazzi and the man Rachel has spent her entire life waiting to meet her father Meanwhile Singapore s It Girl Astrid Leong is shocked to discover that there is a downside to having a newly minted tech billionaire husband A romp through Asia s most exclusive clubs auction houses and estates China Rich Girlfriend brings us into the elite circles of Mainland China introducing a captivating cast of characters and offering an inside glimpse at what it s like to be gloriously crazily China rich


The Count of Monte Cristo (In Chinese)

Revenge at all cost br br A young sailor returns home from a dangerous voyage His father and his sweetheart are waiting for him But an act of jealous treachery changes his life forever br br An unexpected meeting changes everything and the man who was once an unknown sailor emerges as i The Count of Monte Cristo i mysterious rich and powerful enough to take the ultimate revenge against his enemies


The Secret Garden, Chinese edition

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Pearl of China

From the bestselling author of Red Azalea and Empress Orchid comes the powerful story of the friendship of a lifetime based on the life of Pearl S Buck br br In the small southern town of Chin kiang in the last days of the nineteenth century two young girls bump heads and become thick as thieves Willow is the only child of a destitute family Pearl the headstrong daughter of zealous Christian missionaries She will ultimately become the internationally renowned author Pearl S Buck but for now she is just a girl embarrassed by her blonde hair and enchanted by her new Chinese friend The two embark on a friendship that will sustain both of them through one of the most tumultuous periods in Chinese history br br Moving out into the world together the two enter the intellectual fray of the times share love interests and survive early marriages gone bad Their shared upbringing inspires Pearl s novels which celebrate the life of the Chinese peasant and will eventually earn her both a Pulitzer and a Nobel Prize But when a civil war erupts between the Nationalists and Communists Pearl is forced to flee the country just ahead of angry mobs Willow despite close ties to Mao s inner circle is punished for loyalty to her cultural imperialist friend And yet through love and loss heartbreak and joy exile and imprisonment the two women remain intimately entwined br br In this ambitious new novel Anchee Min brings to life a courageous and passionate woman who is now hailed in China as a modern heroine Like nothing before it Pearl of China tells the story of one of the twentieth century s greatest writers from the perspective of the people she loved and of the land she called home


The Five Chinese Brothers

The classic picture story about five clever brothers each with a different extraordinary ability has been in print for over years An original nonsense tale told with spirit and gusto i The Horn Book i