A Single Petal (2020)

A Single Petal Oliver Eade A Single Petal With minute attention to historical detail this beautifully written novel is at once a murder mystery a story of passionate love and a political thriller winner of the Local Legend Spiritual Writin
  • Title: A Single Petal
  • Author: Oliver Eade
  • ISBN: 9781907203428
  • Page: 478
  • Format: Paperback
A Single Petal Oliver Eade With minute attention to historical detail, this beautifully written novel is at once a murder mystery, a story of passionate love and a political thriller, winner of the Local Legend Spiritual Writing Competition It is a true page turner that builds to a terrifying and tragic climax Teacher Feng, a middle aged and humble widower, lives quietly in Tang Dynasty China, carWith minute attention to historical detail, this beautifully written novel is at once a murder mystery, a story of passionate love and a political thriller, winner of the Local Legend Spiritual Writing Competition It is a true page turner that builds to a terrifying and tragic climax Teacher Feng, a middle aged and humble widower, lives quietly in Tang Dynasty China, caring for his beloved daughter Feier But life changes dramatically when his best friend is murdered and local girls are kidnapped Feng sets out on an arduous journey of discovery, little suspecting that he is involving himself with powerful forces that threaten the very Empire itself.
A Single Petal Oliver Eade

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  1. Lynne Harkes

    Within the first few pages of this stunning novel the reader is transported to the Tang Dynasty in ancient China and yet the book touches on modern day issues and sentiments that we can all identify with The author writes as one might imagine a great tapestry is woven Intricate details and wonderful pictorial images come together to create a book of great depth, richness and vivid almost tangible detail Eade has a particularly wonderful aptitude for bringing his characters to real life and you f [...]

  2. Eileen Thornton

    When widower Teacher Feng s best friend, Chang, is brutally murdered, he immediately sets out to find the killer He feels responsible for Chang s death, as he had asked him to find out why local girls are disappearing Had Chang been too close to the truth Leaving his beautiful young daughter with another friend he embarks on a dangerous journey which will lead him to the Emperor himself.This is a thoroughly enjoyable read The author s vast knowledge of China has allowed him to give the reader a [...]

  3. Billy Buttons

    This book was recently entered in The Wishing Shelf Book Awards This is what our readers thought FEEDBACKAuthor Oliver EadeTitle A Single PetalCOVER 5 10From the feedback, it seems the readers thought the cover was okay However, many of them felt it lacked a strong, prominent image and the Chinese lettering, flower and tiger looked a little messy The lettering, they felt, was unimaginative but it was easy to readCONTENT 8 10The readers very much enjoyed this book They loved the historical settin [...]

  4. Wendy

    I always enjoy reading a good murder mystery novel, but this book is so much From the very first page, you find yourself plunged into the alien environment of Tang Dynasty China but, despite the unfamiliar and exotic backdrop, you quickly realise that human nature is the same the world over and probably always has been since time immemorial As you follow widowed teacher Feng on his journey to uncover the truth about his friend Chang s murder and his own daughter s subsequent disappearance, you [...]

  5. Nigel Peace

    This is one of those rare and special books where not only do the characters come to life on the page, they wilfully take the narrative in new directions when you are least expecting it And so intricately and thoughtfully described are the characters and their landscape, one forgets entirely that it is ancient China because they think, feel, love and act just like us Eade s book is not just a brilliant novel, one is left asking oneself some very serious ethical questions long after the final pag [...]

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