The Auspicious Time

The Auspicious Time

Hardback original

Hardback (01 Nov 2023)

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Publisher's Synopsis

A charming evocation of life in Beijing in the 1940s and 50s for a small child growing through the enormous social change in China at that time. Little Auspicious and his family experience unforgettable adventures involving secret agents, spies, Japanese invaders, the Kuomintang and dangerous encounters and escapades before Beijing is liberated and New China is created.

An accessible and beautifully illustrated narrative of life in Beijing at a time of immense change this book will appeal to teenagers and all who wish to learn more about China during this period.

Book information

ISBN: 9781911397441
Publisher: Unicorn Publishing Group
Imprint: Unicorn
Pub date:
Edition: Hardback original
DEWEY: 895.136
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 640g
Height: 151mm
Width: 215mm
Spine width: 23mm