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In a Land of Paper Gods

Rebecca Mackenzie

Jiangxi Province, China, 1941

Atop the fabled mountain of Lushan, celebrated for its temples, capricious mists and plunging ravines, perches a boarding school for the children of British missionaries. As her parents pursue their calling to bring the gospel to Chinas most remote provinces, ten-year-old Henrietta S. Robertson discovers that she has been singled out for a divine calling of her own.

Etta is quick to share the news with her dorm mates, and soon even Big Bum Eileen is enlisted in the Prophetess Club, which busies itself looking for signs of the Lords intent. (Hark.) As rumours of war grow more insistent, so the girls quest takes on a new urgency - and in such a mystical landscape, the prophetesses find that lines between make believe and reality, good and bad, become dangerously blurred. So Ettas pilgrimage begins.

A story of a child far from home and caught between two cultures, In A Land of Paper Gods marries exuberant imagination with sharp pathos, and introduces Rebecca Mackenzie as a striking and original new voice.

Sayfa Sayısı: 352

Baskı Yılı: 2016

Dili: İngilizce
Yayınevi: Tinder Press

Rebecca Mackenzie. Shortlisted for the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize 2017. A brilliantly distinctive debut set in China in the Second World War... In the land of Westeros, a timely message dispatched via raven can make the difference between İlgili Ürünler. %0 Stoktan Teslim 28.7.2016 Ön sipariş. Ürün detayı. In a Land of Paper Gods.

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28.01.2016 Shortlisted for the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize 2017. A brilliantly distinctive debut set in China in the Second World War, IN A LAND OF PAPER GODS by Rebecca Mackenzie will appeal to readers who loved Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit or The Light Between Oceans. Jiangxi Province, China, 1941.


Rebecca Mackenzie does not retell her own missionary upbringing but explores that world through another girl in another, more troubled time and place. In a Land of Paper Gods.


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Product description. Review. Set in a missionary school in China... carries echoes of Empire of the Sun and The Poisonwood Bible (Observer (2016 3.0 out of 5 starsIN A LAND OF PAPER GODS.