Eight Skilled Gentlemen

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Once again Master Li and Number Ten Ox, the most incongruous and eccentric pair of sleuths in the realms of fantasy, take on another case. It begins with a vampire ghoul interrupting an execution and leads to a murdered mandarin and the sightings of some very terrible creatures.

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Barry Hughart Barry Hughart is an American oriental fantasy author. Very little is known about his biography. Born in Peoria, Illinois. He studied at an elite private school - Phillips Academy. After graduating from high school, he ended up in a psychiatric clinic due to a depressive disorder, which was diagnosed as schizophrenia. After graduation, he graduated from Columbia University, graduating with a bachelor`s degree in 1956. After completing his education, he joined the United States Air Force. Military service (1956-1960) took place in South Korea, participated in the mining of the demilitarized security zone between the DPRK and the Republic of Korea. While serving in the Far East, he became interested in the history of China. It was during this period that he decided to write a series of novels about "ancient China that never existed." The author`s ties with China were not interrupted even after the end of military service. For five years (until 1965) he worked fo...

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Barry Hughart Barry Hughart is an American oriental fantasy author. Very little is known about his biography. Born in Peoria, Illinois. He studied at an elite private school - Phillips Academy. After graduating from high school, he ended up in a psychiatric clinic due to a depressive disorder, which was diagnosed as schizophrenia. After graduation, he graduated from Columbia University, graduating with a bachelor`s degree in 1956. After completing his education, he joined the United States Air Force. Military service (1956-1960) took place in South Korea, participated in the mining of the demilitarized security zone between the DPRK and the Republic of Korea. While serving in the Far East, he became interested in the history of China. It was during this period that he decided to write a series of novels about "ancient China that never existed." The author`s ties with China were not interrupted even after the end of military service. For five years (until 1965) he worked for TechTop based in Asia. Hewart spent the next five years as a bookstore manager in New York. The first novel of the conceived series "The Bridge of Birds" was published in 1984 and immediately brought fame to the author. Subsequently, two sequel novels were released. Barry Hewart has written dialogues for several films: Devil`s Bride (1968), Honeymoon with a Stranger (1969), Man on the Move (Jigsaw, 1972), Welcome Home Johnny Bristol (1972), The Other Side of Hell (1978), Special Effects (1984), Snow Job (1983-1985) and When the Bough Breaks (1986). http://fantlab.ru/autor1061