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Li Du Novels

In 18th century China, an imperial librarian investigates mysteries and conspiracies through the country’s mountain regions in Elsa Hart’s historical mystery Li Du Novels.

Jade Dragon Mountain delivers a compelling look at Chinese politics, culture and religion, delivering the complexities of each with a character-rich story.”―The Washington Post

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    • City of Ink

    • Li Du Novels (Volume 3)
      Elsa Hart
      St. Martin's Press

    • Following the enthralling 18th century Chinese mysteries Jade Dragon Mountain and White Mirror, comes the next Li Du adventure in City of Ink.

      Li Du was prepared...

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  • The White Mirror
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    • The White Mirror

    • Li Du Novels (Volume 2)
      Elsa Hart
      St. Martin's Press

    • In The White Mirror, the follow-up to Elsa Hart’s critically acclaimed debut, Jade Dragon Mountain, Li Du, an imperial librarian and former exile in 18th century China, is now an...

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  • Jade Dragon Mountain
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    • Jade Dragon Mountain

    • Li Du Novels (Volume 1)
      Elsa Hart
      St. Martin's Press

    • In Elsa Hart's stunning debut, an exiled librarian traveling through the 18th-century Chinese/Tibetan borderlands must learn the truth about a Jesuit priest's death before the Emperor arrives

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Elsa Hart

ELSA HART was born in Rome, Italy, but her earliest memories are of Moscow, where her family lived until 1991. Since then she has lived in the Czech Republic, the U.S.A., and China. She earned a B.A. from Swarthmore College and a J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law. She wrote Jade Dragon Mountain in Lijiang, the city that has grown up around the old town of Dayan. It is her first novel.

Virginia Harold

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