The Kite Rider
Harper Collins, 2003年9月23日 - 320 頁
Up and up the wind drew him.
Haoyou looked about him and saw the whole
world beneath him. And it was his.
The Great Miao, master of the Jade Circus, offers Haoyou the amazing chance to escape his family's poverty -- by becoming a kite rider. Strapped onto a beautiful scarlet-and-gold kite, Haoyou is sent into the sky, earning money, freedom, and unexpected fame. Miao even plans for Haoyou to perform before Kublai Khan himself.
From Carnegie Medalist Geraldine McCaughrean comes a dazzling story of adventure, betrayal, family, and sacrifice set in the dramatic world of thirteenth-century China.
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Mipeng the medium clasped her ankles and rocked to and fro. Her eyes darted this way and that, truculent, mutinous, like a cornered animal. Her lids closed, her lower jaw dropped, showing small even teeth, and she began to pant and sway ...
"Gou Pei says also" — the medium gave a convulsive shudder — "no weddings, please. If his widow remarries, he will shower bad luck on her." Her eyes flew open and she darted a glance toward the open door: a hunted, haunted look.
One by one, the relations got up to go, thanking the medium, pressing coins into her hand. Mipeng herself looked limp and greenish, like a summer lettuce, and made no move to stand up herself. Soon, only she and Haoyou sat, legs crossed ...
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