The Examination: A Novel (Paperback)

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Description


Fifteen-year-old Hong and his older brother Chen face famine, flood, pirates, and jealous rivals on their journey through fifteenth century China as Chen pursues his calling as a scholar and Hong becomes involved with a secret society known as the White Lotus.

About the Author


Malcolm Bosse was an American author of both children's and adult novels. His books are often set in Asia, and have been praised for their cultural and historical information relating to the character's adventures. Bosse is the author of The Warlord, which became a bestseller, and The Examination.

Praise For…


“When Hong, brave and cunning, determines to take his intellectually brilliant if impractical older brother, Chen, to the provincial capital for the scholars' examination, the two boys find themselves caught up in the tapestry of landscape and events of sixteenth century China...This is tremendous adventure.” —Starred, Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books


Product Details
ISBN: 9780374422233
ISBN-10: 0374422230
Publisher: Square Fish
Publication Date: October 29th, 1996
Pages: 304
Language: English