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"In an age of Zeppelins and gyroplanes, atomics and horseless carriages, the Transatlantic Span is the economic surprise of the 19th century. A huge feat of engineering, the metal suspension bridge stretches around the Atlantic from Liverpool to the far-off harbor of latest York urban, supported through at the very least 700 towers. yet within the shadows of its great struts, at the docks of the River Mersey, lies a faceless corpse...

"Inspector Matthew Langton remains to be seized with grief while he thinks of Sarah, his overdue spouse. Tortured through nightmares and stricken via breathless assaults of depression and terror, he forces himself to target the research of the faceless guy. The sufferer wears the uniform of the Transatlantic Span corporation yet bears the tattoos of the Boers--could there be a Boer conspiracy to assassinate Queen Victoria at the upcoming Inauguration Day of the Span?

But the reality, because it starts to emerge, is much more unusual than a political coup. As extra sufferers flip up--each with unusual, dual burn marks on their necks--Langton attracts a connection among the useless guy underneath the bridge and chilling rumors of the Jar Bars, soul snatchers who come lower than conceal of evening. so much scary of all is the mythic and elusive Doktor Glass, who won't merely be in the back of the illicit alternate in souls...but who might carry the most important to what occurred to the inspector's personal liked spouse on her deathbed...

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Dragons appear in Chinese art and literature, on building decorations, and in ceremonies and festivals. dragon throne: the traditional seat of Chinese emperors dynasty: a series of kings or emperors, all from the same family, who rule one after another emperor: the ruler of an empire, or a very large kingdom or territory. In Chinese history, the emperors were believed to be descended from the gods. gong gong (gung gung): the Chinese water god, responsible for storms and flooding gun (guhn): a Chinese hero, a grandson of Huang Di and the father of Yu huang di (hwong dee): the Yellow Emperor, the immortal ruler of heaven immortal: a person or creature that lives forever.

Com include The Ronin and the Lily and Canadiana: The New Spirit of Canada. Carruthers currently resides in Charlottetown, PEI, with his partner, Holly; daughter, Eryn; and three cats, Max, Baby, and Harry. He teaches graphic design full-time at Holland College, PEI. Somewhere among all this, he does have a life and will continue his studies of dragons, thanks to Yu.

Minneapolis: Twenty-First Century Books, 2003. This book features information on the history and cultural life of China, from ancient times to the present. Cheng, Sonia. Myths and Civilization of the Ancient Chinese. New York: Peter Bedrick Books, 2001. Cheng retells several major myths, adding historical and cultural details about ancient China. html The culture section of this website looks at some of the historical roots of the Yu legend. htm The museum’s website features online exhibits of Chinese painting, tapestry, ceramics, and other treasures.

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