9780143116080

The China Lover A Novel

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  • ISBN13:

    9780143116080

  • ISBN10:

    0143116088

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-08-25
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
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Summary

In his enthralling novel, Buruma uses the life of the starlet Yamaguchi Yoshiko as a lens through which to understand the lure of erotic fantasies in the conquest of nations. "The China Lover" reveals the catastrophic results when theater and politics blend in a lethal manner.

Author Biography

Ian Buruma is currently Luce Professor at Bard College. His previous books include God's Dust, Behind the Mask, The Missionary & The Libertine, Playing the Game, The Wages of Guilt, Anglomania, and Bad Elements. He writes frequently for The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, and the Financial Times.

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