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Avenue of Eternal Peace

Nicholas Jose

Avenue of Eternal Peace
Beijing is a city of opportunity and danger when cancer specialist Wally Frith arrives there from Sydney. Chance encounters have life-changing consequences. As the doctor's journey spirals back into his own family story, memories and ghosts shadow the seductions of the present.

Avenue of Eternal Peace, a kaleidoscopic novel of healing and hope, was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award and filmed as Children of the Dragon with Bob Peck and Lily Chen. This is a new, revised edition.

Praise for Avenue Of Eternal Peace:
'A brilliant novelistic portrait of China on the brink of monumental change.' - Los Angeles Times

'An authentic, gripping, disturbing tale of Beijing leading up to the Tiananmen Square massacre.' - Advertiser

Nicholas Jose’s books include the acclaimed novels Paper Nautilus, The Rose Crossing, The Custodians, The Red Thread and Original Face, as well as the non-fictional works Chinese Whispers: Cultural Essays and Black Sheep: Journey to Borroloola. He held the Chair of Creative Writing at the University of Adelaide from 2005 to 2008 and is currently a member of the University of Western Sydney’s Writing and Society Research Group.

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Category Literature - Fiction
Format Paperback
Size 235 x 153 mm
ISBN 9781862547995
Extent 280 pages
Price: AU$24.95 including GST
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