The Art Of War

The Art Of War Peace has returnedThe War That Wasn t a War has ended The Dispersionists have been broken and peace has returned to Chung Kuo but DeVore s mission to destroy it is far from over Employing the Ping Ti
  • Title: The Art Of War
  • Author: David Wingrove
  • ISBN: 9780857890719
  • Page: 372
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Art Of War
    Peace has returnedThe War That Wasn t a War has ended The Dispersionists have been broken and peace has returned to Chung Kuo, but DeVore s mission to destroy it is far from over Employing the Ping Tiao, the Levellers , and officers within the Security Service still loyal to him, DeVore sends autonomous copies of himself from Mars to destroy the Seven by any means necPeace has returnedThe War That Wasn t a War has ended The Dispersionists have been broken and peace has returned to Chung Kuo, but DeVore s mission to destroy it is far from over Employing the Ping Tiao, the Levellers , and officers within the Security Service still loyal to him, DeVore sends autonomous copies of himself from Mars to destroy the Seven by any means necessary.The Seven lost their three most experienced T ang in the War and have been left extremely vulnerable Wang Sau leyan, the new T ang of City Africa, uses this weakness to attack them from within, but without the continued loyalty of men like Tolonen, Karr and Kao Chen they will all topple.Welcome to the Future from Corvus
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  • David Wingrove

    David Wingrove born September 1954 in North Battersea, London is a British science fiction writer He is well known as the author of the Chung Kuo novels eight in total He is also the co author with Rand and Robyn Miller of the three Myst novels.Wingrove worked in the banking industry for 7 years until he became fed up with it He then attended the University of Kent, Canterbury, where he read English and American Literature.He is married and, with his wife Susan, has four daughters Jessica, Amy, Georgia, and Francesca.Between 1972 and 1982 he wrote over 300 unpublished short stories and 15 novels.He started work on a new fictional project called A Perfect Art Between 1984 and 1988, when it was first submitted, the title was changed twice, becoming first A Spring Day at the Edge of the World and then finally Chung Kuo, under which title it was sold to 18 publishers throughout the world.A prequel to the Chung Kuo series, called When China Comes, was released in May 2009 by Quercus Publishing, which also re released the entire series The series has been recast in nineteen volumes, including a new prequel and a new final volume After a series launch in May 2009, Quercus will embark on an ambitious publishing programme that will see all nineteen volumes available by the end of 2012 He has plans for a further a novels, a a first person character novel called Dawn in Stone City and three very different novels The Beast with Two Backs, Heaven s Bright Sun, and Roads to Moscow.

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  • The fifth novel in the reconceived Chung Kuo saga, The Art of War reads very much like a transitional piece That makes a certain amount of sense, given that it was originally just the first half or so of The Broken Wheel the original saga s second volume , but it also means that it doesn t stand particularly well as a story in and of itself It is only meaningful within the larger context of Chung Kuo.There is a central theme, however, as put forward by Howard DeVore, the main antagonist of the s [...]


  • Summer, 2206 The great war is winding down The Dispersionists, those citizens of the great world girdling city of Chung Kuo who have argued in favour of change and technological advancement, have been defeated by the forces of the T ang, the Seven, the guardians of stasis and the status quo All that remains is for the T ang to distribute the wealth they stole from their foes and return to ruling the world in peace But things have changed too much for that DeVore, most infamous of the Dispersioni [...]


  • This is a weird book to review, since it s book 5 of 20 of the new releases of Chung Kuo It s also the first half of book 3 of the old releases, and than any of the new versions to date, it really, suffers from that fact.To be clear, this isn t a bad book by any means It s quite good But it s really unsatisfying So far even though the previous volumes have been split in two, enough has happened in each book that I didn t really care plus there was lots of new stuff The Art of War however really [...]


  • You d think if he was redoing the series he d have cut down the Ben shepherd chapters and certainly not finished the book with them I FUCKING HATE BEN SHEPHERD MORE THAN ANY OTHER CHARACTER IN THE HISTORY OF FICTION _


  • All right, with Book Five complete, I m officially one quarter of the way through the Chung Kuo Recast series I wonder if there s a special word or phrase for a 20 book series I m going to go with Double Dekology.



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