By David Wingrove
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Wingrove's grandiose epic of excessive expertise mixed with old chinese language tradition maintains during this fourth Chung Kuo novel. The caution comes via a loss of life man's desires: the prediction of a typhoon so lethal, it will probably ruin a global. and never one of many nice ruling T'ang can are expecting its course. TP: Dell.
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Author Name: David Wingrove (Born: 1954/09/01)
Author Description: David Wingrove (born September 1954 in North Battersea, London) is a British technological know-how fiction author. he's famous because the writer of the "Chung Kuo" novels (eight in total). he's additionally the co-author (with Rand and Robyn Miller) of the 3 "Myst" novels.
Wingrove labored within the banking for 7 years until eventually he grew to become uninterested with it. He then attended the collage of Kent, Canterbury, the place he learn English and American Literature.
He is married and, together with his spouse Susan, has 4 daughters Jessica, Amy, Georgia, and Francesca.
Between 1972 and 1982 he wrote over three hundred unpublished brief tales and 15 novels.
He began paintings on a brand new fictional venture known as an ideal paintings. among 1984 and 1988, while it was once first submitted, the identify was once replaced two times, changing into first A Spring Day on the fringe of the area after which ultimately Chung Kuo, below which name it used to be bought to 18 publishers through the world.
A prequel to the Chung Kuo sequence, known as When China Comes, used to be published in may possibly 2009 via Quercus Publishing, which additionally re-released the total sequence: "The sequence has been recast in nineteen volumes, together with a brand new prequel and a brand new ultimate quantity. After a sequence release in may possibly 2009, Quercus will embark on an formidable publishing programme that may see all nineteen volumes to be had by way of the top of 2012."
He has plans for an extra a novels, a a primary individual personality novel referred to as Dawn in Stone City and 3 very various novels: The Beast with Backs, Heaven's shiny sunlight, and Roads to Moscow.
Author URL: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/34410
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The Stone Within (Chung Kuo, Book 4) by David Wingrove