Bronze Mirror

by Jeanne Larsen



Book Details

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Publication Date : 6/11/2009

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 352
ISBN : 9781440135286

About the Book

Fires blaze in history’s fantastic mirrors. A trickster monkey, divine bureaucrats, a pleasure-loving maid in an aristocratic household: all play their parts in the storytellers’ games.

“Larsen’s time-riddling, worlds-whirling magical show takes place in the palaces of the immortals…also on the earth of medieval China (here, the Southern Soong of A.D. 1136), and spaces in-between…A quite special pleasure.”
Kirkus Reviews

“Anyone with a fondness for satire, sentiment, and high style will prize Bronze Mirror and return to it, surprised each time by the levels of meaning that Larsen packs into her richly textured prose.”
Susan Shwartz, Newsday

About the Author

Jeanne Larsen’s books include the other two novels in her Avalokiteśvara trilogy, Silk Road and Manchu Palaces, as well as James Cook in Search of Terra Incognita: a Book of Poems, Brocade River Poems: Selected Works of the Tang Dynasty Courtesan Xue Tao, and Willow, Wine, Mirror, Moon: Women’s Poems from Tang China. She teaches at Hollins University in Virginia.