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Kai Lung’s Golden Hours
Ernest Bramah
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Kai Lung’s Golden Hours
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An ancient Chinese storyteller charged with treason uses his beguiling tales to avoid conviction.

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Preface
Kai Lung’s Golden Hours
I: The Encountering of Six Within a Wood
II: The Inexorable Justice of the Mandarin Shan Tien
The Story of Wong Ts’in and the Willow Plate Embellishment
III: The Degraded Persistence of the Effete Ming-Shu
The Story of Ning, the Captive God, and the Dreams That Mark His Race
I: The Malice of the Demon, Leou
II: The Part Played by the Slave-Girl, Hia
III: The Incoming of the Youth, Tian
IV: Events Round Walled Ti-Foo
IV: The Inopportune Behaviour of the Covetous Li-Loe
The Story of Wong Pao and the Minstrel
V: The Timely Intervention of the Mandarin Shan Tien’s Lucky Day
The Story of Lao Ting and the Luminous Insect
VI: The High-Minded Strategy of the Amiable Hwa-Mei
The Story of Weng Cho; or, the One Devoid of Name
VII: Not Concerned with Any Particular Attribute of Those Who Are Involved
The Story of Wang Ho and the Burial Robe
VIII: The Timely Disputation Among Those of an Inner Chamber of Yu-Ping
The Story of Chang Tao, Melodious Vision and the Dragon
IX: The Propitious Dissension Between Two Whose General Attributes Have Already Been Sufficiently Described
The Story of Yuen Yan, of the Barber Chou-Hu, and His Wife Tsae-Che
X: The Incredible Obtuseness of Those Who Had Opposed the Virtuous Kai Lung
The Story of Hien and the Chief Examiner
XI: Of Which It Is Written: “In Shallow Water Dragons Become the Laughingstock of Shrimps”
XII: The Out-Passing Into a State of Assured Felicity of the Much-Enduring Two with Whom These Printed Leaves Have Chiefly Been Concerned
The Story of the Loyalty of Ten-Teh, the Fisherman
I: Under the Dragon’s Wing
II: The Message from the Outer Land
III: The Last Service
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