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The Resource The white mirror, Elsa Hart

The white mirror, Elsa Hart

Label
The white mirror
Title
The white mirror
Statement of responsibility
Elsa Hart
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the follow-up to Elsa Hart's critically acclaimed debut, Jade Dragon Mountain, Li Du, an imperial librarian and former exile in 18th century China, is now an independent traveler. He is journeying with a trade caravan bound for Lhasa when a detour brings them to a valley hidden between mountain passes. On the icy planks of a wooden bridge, a monk sits in contemplation. Closer inspection reveals that the monk is dead, apparently of a self-inflicted wound. His robes are rent, revealing a strange symbolpainted on his chest. When the rain turns to snow, the caravan is forced to seek hospitality from the local lord while they wait for the storm to pass. The dead monk, Li Du soon learns, was a reclusive painter. According to the family, his bizarre suicide is not surprising, given his obsession with the demon world. But Li Du is convinced that all is not as it seems. Why did the caravan leader detour to this particular valley? Why does the lord's heir sleep in the barn like a servant? And who is the mysterious woman traveling through the mountain wilds? Trapped in the snow, surrounded by secrets and an unexplained grief that haunts the manor, Li Du cannot distract himself from memories he's tried to leave behind. As he discovers irrefutable evidence of the painter's murder and pieces together the dark circumstances of his death, Li Du must face the reason he will not go home and, ultimately, the reason why he must"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hart, Elsa
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3608.A78455
LC item number
W48 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Librarians
  • China
  • Detective and mystery stories
Label
The white mirror, Elsa Hart
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BK0018127535
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9781250074966
Lccn
2016016260
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The white mirror, Elsa Hart
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BK0018127535
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9781250074966
Lccn
2016016260
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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