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The wallet of Kai Lung.

Ernest Bramah

The wallet of Kai Lung.

by Ernest Bramah

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published by Mr Grant Richards in 1900.

SeriesPenguin books; 39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20890409M

The Wallet of Kai Lung is a collection of fantasy stories by Ernest Bramah, all but the last of which feature Kai Lung, an itinerant story-teller of ancient China. The collection's importance in the history of fantasy literature was recognized by the anthologization of two of its tales in the celebrated Ballantine Adult Fantasy Series.   The book is a series of stories told by Kai Lung, an itinerant Chinese story teller. The China involved is rather like the Mikado's Japan - a vehicle for making fun of Britain. I sought out this book because Dorothy Sayers used quotes from it to head Reviews:

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The Wallet of Kai Lung Contents The transmutation of Ling -- The story of Yung Chang -- The probation of Sen Heng -- The experiment of the Mandarin Chan Hung -- The confession of Kai Lung -- The vengeance of Tung Fel -- The career of the charitable Quen-Ki-Tong -- The vision of Yin, the song of Yat Huang -- The ill-regulated destiny of Kin Yen. Book Overview: The Wallet of Kai Lung is a collection of fantasy stories by Ernest Bramah, all but the last of which feature Kai Lung, an itinerant story-teller of ancient China/5().


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Today's Deals Your Gift Cards Help Whole Foods Registry Sell Disability Customer Support. Books Advanced Search. The Wallet of Kai Lung Ernest Bramah's Kai Lung is a storyteller in an imagined China, telling tales of earnest examination candidates, corrupt mandarins, beautiful maidens, alchemical potions, grasping merchants, and assorted other stereotypes from the Western imagination of China.

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Kai Lung is an expert dissimilator and storyteller who can elude his pursuers by starting a new tale Book Excerpt the money which had been entrusted to him, but all that he had himself become possessed of by some years of honourable toil and assiduous courtesy as a professional witness in law cases.

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From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. These include "The Transmutation of Ling," a novella; and eight short stories. "The Transmutation of Ling", was also issued by the same publisher as a separate illustrated chapbook in — Excerpted from The Wallet of Kai Lung on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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A dynamic table of contents enables to jump directly to the chapter selected. Table of Contents About this book FOREW. THE WALLET OF KAI LUNG By Ernest Bramah "Ho, illustrious passers-by!" says Kai Lung as he spreads out his embroidered mat under the mulberry-tree.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.Contents Include: The Transmutation of Ling - The Story of Yung Chang - The Probation of Sen Heng - The Experiment of the Mandarin Chan Hung - The Confession of Kai Lung - The vengeance of Tung Fel - The Career of the Charitable Quen-Ki-Tong, First period: The Public Official, Second Period: The Temple Builder - The Vision of Yin, The Son of Yat Huang - The Ill-Regulated Destin.