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The Way of Heaven, and Other Fantasies Told in the Manner of the Chinese


Including the classic  Lady of Dreams, long out-of-print, here is a glimpse into the magical land of China, where the mind can escape when weary of the commonplace. Ten stories based upon Taoist and Buddhist philosophies take place against a background of Confucian ethics and cultural proprieties. Illustrated with delightful sketches, these fascinating tales include an account of a Bodhisattva taking on the form of a tiger to become a teacher of animals; and the story of an ambitious prince trying to gain possession of the stone of immortality.ISBN: 0-89314-833-4 |  Paperback.  211pp