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The General and Mr. Tu Denis Way

The General and Mr. Tu

Denis Way

Published February 28th 2004
ISBN : 9789628783427
Paperback
96 pages
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Two men, born in the Year of the Fire Horse. According to Chinese astrology, both are destined to accumulate great wealth and power. Their paths cross for the first time, tragically, in Shaanghai in 1940. Then in 1949 John Huart sails into Hong Kong,MoreTwo men, born in the Year of the Fire Horse. According to Chinese astrology, both are destined to accumulate great wealth and power. Their paths cross for the first time, tragically, in Shaanghai in 1940. Then in 1949 John Huart sails into Hong Kong, his life shattered in a war in which he rose to become a Major-General in the British Army. He confronts the challenge of rebuilding his familys once-famous trading house, now flattened by war and revolution. On the same day, the Generals sworn enemy, Tiu Chien, steps off a junk laden with gold at Aberdeen. The head of a clan that dominated the Shanghai opium trade, he now directs his driving ambition toward building a new underworld empire while never forgetting the pledge he made to avenge himself on Huart. The General and Mr Tu tells the story of Hong Kong from the Communist victory in China through the Great Cultural Revolution and the first stock market boom. Through it all, the General and Mr. Tu fight their personal blood feud from which only one will survive, .