The Mermaid's Muse: The Legend of the Dragon Boats

The Mermaid s Muse The Legend of the Dragon Boats History meets myth in this dramatic re telling of the story of Qu Yuan celebrated poet in exile of ancient China In Bouchard s tale the poet and a sea dragon in the guise of a mermaid develop a mut

  • Title: The Mermaid's Muse: The Legend of the Dragon Boats
  • Author: David Bouchard Zhong-Yang Huang
  • ISBN: 9781551922485
  • Page: 342
  • Format: Hardcover
  • History meets myth in this dramatic re telling of the story of Qu Yuan, celebrated poet in exile of ancient China In Bouchard s tale the poet and a sea dragon, in the guise of a mermaid, develop a mutually inspiring friendship that impels them to sail away together, to the mistaken alarm of Qu Yuan s neighbors The surprising climax illustrates the traditional Chinese oriHistory meets myth in this dramatic re telling of the story of Qu Yuan, celebrated poet in exile of ancient China In Bouchard s tale the poet and a sea dragon, in the guise of a mermaid, develop a mutually inspiring friendship that impels them to sail away together, to the mistaken alarm of Qu Yuan s neighbors The surprising climax illustrates the traditional Chinese origin of dragon boats, those ornately carved paddlecraft currently enjoying a resurgence in popularity in both the East and the West Spectacularly illustrated, this book caps the popular Chinese Legends trilogy.

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    1. This book is truly amazing. David Bouchard's writing is spectacular and captivating. Add the paintings in, and this book is a feast for the eyes. The concept itself is simple, yet well done. A good book, you should read it!

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