The Chinese Bigamy of Mr. David Winterlea
A Manchu-Edwardian fantasy
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This book, first published in 1961, is a translation of an anonymously-written Chinese work first written in 1913 and published in Shanghai in serial form with illustrations. It is an excellent example of the popular Chinese literature featuring romances between foreigners and the Chinese, and relates the story of Mr Feng, successful merchant, and David Winterlea, English diplomat, and the sisters Lotus and Peony.