The Engish Concubine is Volume 4 of the The Straits Quartet. Drawing on real-life historical personalities and actual places from 19th century Singapore, author Dawn Farnham brings to life the heady atmosphere of Old Singapore where piracy, crime, triads and tigers are commonplace. This intense and passionate 4-volume romance follows the struggle of two lovers: Charlotte Macleod, sister of Singapore‰۪s Head of Police, and Zhen, triad member and once the lowliest of coolies, who beats the odds to become a wealthy Chinese merchant. Opium, murder, incest, suicide, passion and love‰Û_ a heady combination in the sin city of the south seas.
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Page Count: 328
Year Published: 2014