Register Guidelines E-Books Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Go Back   MobileRead Forums > E-Book Uploads - Patricia Clark Memorial Library > ePub Books

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 04-05-2010, 07:20 AM   #1
weatherwax
Guru
weatherwax ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.weatherwax ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.weatherwax ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.weatherwax ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.weatherwax ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.weatherwax ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.weatherwax ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.weatherwax ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.weatherwax ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.weatherwax ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.weatherwax ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
weatherwax's Avatar
 
Posts: 902
Karma: 1579373
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: South of Germany
Device: PRS650 (red), Kindle PW2, Galaxy Note 8
Bramah, Ernest: The Wallet of Kai Lung V1. 05 Apr 2010

The Wallet of Kai Lung is a collection of fantasy stories by Ernest Bramah, all but the last of which feature Kai Lung, an itinerant story-teller of ancient China. It was first published in hardcover in London by Grant Richards in 1900, and there have been numerous editions since. Its initial tale, The Transmutation of Ling, was also issued by the same publisher as a separate chapbook in 1911.
Although the collection is presented in the fashion of a novel, with each of its component stories designated chapters, there is no overall plot aside from each of the first eight tales being presented as narratives told by Kai Lung at various points in his itinerant career. The final tale is represented as being from a manuscript left by its own separate first-person narrator, Kin Yen.


About the author:
Ernest Bramah (20 March 1868 - 27 June 1942)

Ernest Bramah , of whom in his lifetime Who's Who had so little to say, was born in Manchester. At seventeen he chose farming as a profession, but after three years of losing money gave it up to go into journalism. He started as correspondent on a typical provincial paper, then went to London as secretary to Jerome K. Jerome, and worked himself into the editorial side of Jerome's magazine, To-day, where he got the opportunity of meeting the most important literary figures of the day. But he soon left To-day to join a new publishing firm, as editor of a publication called The Minister; finally, after two years of this, he turned to writing as his full-time occupation. He was intensely interested in coins and published a book on the English regal copper coinage. He is, however, best known as the creator of the charming character Kai Lung who appears in Kai Lung Unrolls His Mat, Kai Lung's Golden Hours, The Wallet of Kai Lung, Kai Lung Beneath the Mulberry Tree, The Mirror of Kong Ho, and The Moon of Much Gladness; he also wrote two one-act plays which are often performed at London variety theatres, and many stories and articles in leading periodicals. He died in 1942.
This work is in the Canadian public domain OR the copyright holder has given specific permission for distribution. It may still be under copyright in some countries. If you live outside Canada, check your country's copyright laws. If the book is under copyright in your country, do not download or redistribute this work.

To report a copyright violation you can contact us here.
Attached Files
File Type: epub The Wallet of Kai Lung - Ernest Bramah.epub (280.2 KB, 287 views)
weatherwax is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Mystery and Crime Bramah, Ernest: Kai Lung’s Golden Hours. v1, 28 Aug 2007. Patricia Kindle Books 6 03-28-2010 03:01 PM
Mystery and Crime Bramah, Ernest: The Wallet of Kai Lung, v1, IMP, 20 Dec 2007. Patricia IMP Books 0 12-19-2007 10:58 PM
Mystery and Crime Bramah, Ernest: Kai Lung’s Golden Hours. v1, 28 Aug 2007. Patricia BBeB/LRF Books 1 08-27-2007 09:22 PM
Mystery and Crime Bramah, Ernest: The Wallet of Kai Lung, v1, 27 Aug 2007. Patricia BBeB/LRF Books 2 08-27-2007 05:36 PM
Mystery and Crime Bramah, Ernest: The Wallet of Kai Lung, v1, 27 Aug 2007. Patricia Kindle Books 0 08-27-2007 05:23 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:58 PM.


MobileRead.com is a privately owned, operated and funded community.