y The Stone Dragon single work   novel   historical fiction   mystery  
Issue Details: First known date: 2007 2007
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'It is the turn of the 20th century - an era of tumultuous change. What is it that draws Tung Chi, a former Shaolin priest in the service of the Chinese emperor, to the Australian colony of Queensland?

'This mystery ensnares local businessman John Wong, who fears for his daughter, living across the world in Peking at a time when a revolutionary force known as the Boxers is on the rise. Together Tung and John, with his son, Andrew, embark on a dangerous journey that will lead them into a conflict in which everything is at stake, but allegiances uncertain. The sleeping dragon of China is awakening...

'From the tropics of Queensland to the heart of the Chinese empire, The Stone Dragon is a gripping tale of rebellion, survival and the powerful influence of loyalty and love.' (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Dedication: For my mother, Elinor Therese Watt nee Duffy, who has served her country in time of war and her community in time of peace.

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Works about this Work

Peter Watt – Author Interview 2010 single work interview
— Appears in: The Australian Literature Review , July 2010;
Peter Watt – Author Interview 2010 single work interview
— Appears in: The Australian Literature Review , July 2010;
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