It is the early nineteenth century, when European
traders and adventurers first began to penetrate the forbidding Chinese
mainland. And it is in this exciting time and exotic place that a giant of an
Englishman, Dirk Struan, sets out to turn the desolate island of Hong Kong into
an impregnable fortress of British power—and to make himself supreme ruler: Tai-Pan!
#1 New York
Times bestselling author James Clavell’s works have become beloved modern
classics. This critically acclaimed historical novel is another fine example of
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