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Peking picnic

Ann Bridge

Peking picnic

by Ann Bridge

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Published by Triad in (St. Albans) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAnn Bridge.
The Physical Object
Pagination328p. ;
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15081950M
ISBN 100586052194
OCLC/WorldCa16561949

Ann Bridge (11 September – 9 March ) is the pseudonym of Mary Ann Dolling (Sanders), Lady O'Malley, also known as Cottie wrote 14 novels, mostly based on her experiences living in foreign countries, one book of short stories, a mystery series, and Born: Mary Ann Dolling Sanders, 11 September , . Peking Picnic by Ann Bridge Book The Fast Free Shipping. $ Free shipping. No Picnic by Thompson, Julian Paperback Book The Fast Free Shipping. $ Free shipping. Picnic for a Tortoise by Jungman, Ann Paperback Book The Fast Free Shipping. $ Free Rating: % positive.

  That prompted me to wonder when Peking had actually become Beijing. I mean, when I grew up the capital city of China was most definitely Peking. Then again, when I grew up there was a country called ly, it seems there still is, if you listen to John McCain.. Anyway, a bit of research turns up that it was after that Peking became Beijing, when the Pinyin method of. (ebook) Peking Picnic () from Dymocks online store. Peking in the s - an ancient city of warlords, bordered.

Peking Picnic by Bridge, Ann Paperback Book The Fast Free Shipping. $ Free shipping. Laura Richards TIRRA LIRRA Rhymes Old & New Marguerite Davis Illustrations $ + $ Shipping. Peking Picnic by Ann Bridge (, Pb) * FREE SHIPPING * $ Free shipping. Peking Rating: % positive.   Laura Leroy inhabits the two realms of her Oxford past and Peking present. Into her current world comes Vinstead, a professor from Cambridge and a reminder of all she has left behind. A picnic party leaves for the hills near Peking, and tensions rise .


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Peking Picnic book. Read 18 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In her experience all the richest and most valuable things were mixe /5. But far from the comforting whirl of cocktails and picnic parties, they soon encounter a shocking clash that threatens the security of their newfound bond.

Set in the vanished era of s Peking, this enthralling novel captures the unfamiliar thrill of a new city, the excitement of secret love, and the everlasting tension between the old and /5(12). Peking Picnic Hardcover – January 1, by Ann Bridge (Author) › Visit Amazon's Ann Bridge Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central /5(12). I began reading Peking Picnic with an enormous Scotch egg, which was, I reasoned, rather an appropriate accompaniment.

After a gruelling few days while Vita had struggled with a nasty virus, I was exhausted. Far too exhausted to cook supper, hence the oversized egg, which I consumed, along with the book and a Peking picnic book glass of whisky, in the bath. I chose Peking Picnic by Ann Bridge as one of my TBR Pile Challenge books this year because I'd bought a Capuchin Classics edition (pictured below) for next to nothing when Borders closed up a few years ago.

Some of the members of my online book group had raved about Illyrian Spring, one of Bridge's later works, which I read and enjoyed very much. I was really looking forward to this one. Peking Picnic by Ann Bridge,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(95).

But far from the comforting whirl of cocktails and picnic parties, they soon encounter a shocking clash that threatens the security of their newfound bond. Set in the vanished era of s Peking, this enthralling novel captures the unfamiliar thrill of a new city, the excitement of secret love, and the everlasting tension between the old and Author: Ann Bridge.

Ann Bridge was born Mary Dolling Sanders in The wife of a diplomat who was posted around the world, Ann Bridge came to writing relatively late. Her first novel, Peking Picnic (), was an immediate success and won the Atlantic Monthly Prize.

She went on to have a distinguished and prolific writing career, and continued to travel the world.4/5(13). 'Peking Picnic' is the last book for me in this round so I can see from the notebook that plenty of others like it very much indeed. I however have two issues with it, one is pacing - very little happens for pages and then all of a sudden there is hostage episode with some murderous brigands, some surprising gymnastic feats, love affairs Author: Desperate Reader.

Peking Picnic is a story of another time & place. Published init is set in s China. The main characters are diplomats, mostly from the British legation in Peking. The legation represents a little piece of Britain among the vastness of China, a little piece of familiarity among the exotic strangeness of a country so far from home.

Buy Peking Picnic (Capuchin Classics) Reprint by Ann Bridge, Linda Kelly (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3).

Peking Picnic (Rediscoveries London) Ann Bridge. If not pictured in this listing, a scan of the actual book is available on request. Seller Inventory # tla More information wife of the Commerical and Oriental Attache to the British Legation in Peking, agrees reluctantly to join a weekend expedition to the beautiful hills beyond the.

The title Peking Picnic and initial set-up – colonial-period ambassadorial living in s Peking – sound pleasingly light and even glitzy, but the heart of this novel is in a quite different place. What interests Bridges is what it is to live a life that is fully emotionally and intellectually conscious.

Peking Picnic by A. Bridge and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Peking Picnic by Bridge, Ann and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Northern China is the setting for this "Atlantic Monthly" award-winning novel which depicts the.

Peking Picnic by Ann Bridge starting at $ Peking Picnic has 5 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Buy Peking Picnic by Ann Bridge from Waterstones today.

Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Author: Ann Bridge. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bridge, Ann, Peking picnic. Boston, Little, Brown, and Co., (OCoLC) Document Type.

Peking Picnic book. Read 17 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In her experience all the richest and most valuable things were mixe.

Peking Yard Hotel This neighborhood is a great choice for travelers interested in sightseeing, temples and history – Check location No.

Wangzhima Hutong, Dongsibei Street, Dongcheng, Beijing, China – This neighborhood is a great choice for travelers interested in sightseeing, temples and history – Check location Great location - show map – Subway Access/10().Peking Picnic starts off slow, but once everyone heads for the hills for the titular picnic, fascinating things begin to happen.

The novel highlights the lifestyle of the proper side of the society, whose seedier parts produced the murder documented in Midnight in Peking, which I read in many outsider characters comment on throughout the novel, it doesn't always seem like the best way /5(4).Laura Leroy inhabits the two realms of her Oxford past and Peking present.

Into her current world of exotic beauty and brutality comes Vinstead, a professor from Cambridge and a reminder of all she has left behind. A picnic party leaves for the hills near Peking, and tensions rise as Laura cautiously responds to Vinstead's attraction and their fraPrice Range: $ - $