Free Read [Crime Book] ✓ Red Lotus - by Pai Kit Fai ✓
Yip Mann, an elderly spice farmer, should have known better than to purchase a fifteen year old cherry girl as his concubine, especially one beautiful enough to be seen as Ch ien Gum comparable to a thousand pieces of gold But surely he deserves such a plaything to give him the last of his sons.To Yip Mann s dismay, the wilful concubine dies bearing him a worthless girlYip Mann, an elderly spice farmer, should have known better than to purchase a fifteen year old cherry girl as his concubine, especially one beautiful enough to be seen as Ch ien Gum comparable to a thousand pieces of gold But surely he deserves such a plaything to give him the last of his sons.To Yip Mann s dismay, the wilful concubine dies bearing him a worthless girl child After her death he must make use of the girl as best he can by binding her feet in the forbidden practice of the Golden Lotus, he can sell her for a higher price But the daughter he names Li Xia Beautiful One has the fighting spirit of her rebellious mother, escaping the crippling bandages she knows her feet will be her freedom And when they lead her into the path of a mysterious foreign devil , Li Xia takes the first steps on a new and perilous journey .
Pai Kit Fai
Pai Kit Fai is a pseudonym for Geoff Pike Geoff Pike is a British born, naturalized Australian writer.Born in Tottenham Middlesex, he took an all consuming interest in art and writing from the age of 3 His early years were spent in the German blitzkrieg of London and as an evacuee in the rural county of Essex His letter to President Roosevelt thanking him for Bundles for Britain , was chosen from all 12 year olds across Britain, and he won numerous awards for designing and headlining morale building posters for Britain s war effort.At 14 he entered the naval training ship Indefatigable, and went to sea in 1945 aged 15 Temporarily blinded in the Persian Gulf from sunstroke in 1947, he jumped ship in Sydney and spent 2 years in the Australian Outback, breaking horses, felling trees and sailing aboard deep sea trawlers An adventurous youth made the works of Jack London, Ernest Hemmingway and Banjo Patterson essential reading he began selling his cartoons and short stories to Country newspapers in 1950.After several years at sea in the Caribbean, he joined the British army at the outbreak of war with Korea to become a Regimental Drill Sergeant, returning to Australia as an immigrant in 1954 Working his way through art school, he became an illustrator and newspaper cartoonist This led to two highly successful careers the first in animated films as a pioneer of Australian animation first to introduce animated educational films to Asia and first to produce and direct US co production with Paramount Pictures.The second in International advertising, much of it establishing Western products and services in Asian markets Over a period of 30 years, he held the position of Regional Creative Director for the world s leading Ad agencies, receiving every international Industry Award, plus the prestigious H K McCann Award for creative excellence and outstanding leadership.Whilst living in Hong Kong, he met and married the granddaughter of Sir Robert Kotewall, one of the British Colony s most famously prominent founders He began fulltime writing in 1973, winning the A R Writers s Fellowship with a debut novel trilogy, based on his early adventures The Best selling trilogy was chosen as Odham s Book of the Month Club in London from Pan Paperback, and Dymock s Book of the Month Club in Australia In 1977 while resident in Manila, he was diagnosed with throat cancer a keen student of Chinese martial arts and traditional Oriental medicine, he rejected surgery for the development of ancient methods of breath training.Success in beating the disease and now a Master of Chi Kung, the challenge led to his internationally best selling non fiction book Live Longer Love longer The Power Of Ch i , followed by three in the series Fascinated by a life lived in Asia and the history of Hong Kong and China, he published The Second Sunrise and Tiger Dawn, both novels set in the Far East These were read by one of New York s most sought after Literary Agents, Albert Zuckerman, Founder of Writer s House on 5th Avenue.Their work together produced a novel of the same genre, The Concubine s Daughter, published by St Martin s Press in November 2009, and Red Lotus, published by Sphere, London in December 2009.
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Title: Free Read [Crime Book] ✓ Red Lotus - by Pai Kit Fai ✓