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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steadied itself in the smooth continuous winds of the upper sky, it was no longer a man on a hatch cover, lashed to a ship's cable, but a spider on the end of a silken thread. The crowd murmured its approval.
As it scraped and banged against the ship's hull and was pulled aboard, Haoyou dashed between two longshoremen and the bendy gangplank in nimble strides. "Father! Father!" Pei had returned to earth with the hatch cover.
Qing'an was the kind of woman who made her husband run from the ship past four inns and a gaming house, just to wrap her in his arms. Somewhere, at the end of some festering waterway, 25 in a landscape of paddy fields, Di Chou also had ...
There would be other ships. First he had to lay hands on the lovely woman with the heart-shaped face and the hank of glistening hair. With her husband gone, Qing'an had nothing: no means of support but for a handful of distant, carping, ...
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