The British Empire, Part One: A Play

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Marion Boyars, 1982 - Drama - 134 pages

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About the author (1982)

John Spurling is the British author of The Ten Thousand Things which won the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction in 2015. The prize carries a monetary award of £25,000 (A$50,217). The novel tells the story of painter Wang Meng during the final years of the Yuan dynasty in 14th-century China, as `subtle and rewarding¿. `Through John Spurling¿s writing you feel as though you are reading Wang Meng¿s paintings as he created them.

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