Publisher

PERSEUS BOOKS GROUP

Publication Year 2006
ISBN-13

ISBN 9781841958354

ISBN-10 1841958352
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 160 Pages
Subject

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

When an epidemic threatens to wipe out the silk trade in France, Herve Joncour has to travel overland to distant Japan, out of bounds to foreigners, to smuggle out healthy silkworms. In the course of his secret negotiations with the local baron, Joncour\'s attention is arrested by the man\'s concubine, a girl who does not have oriental eyes.

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