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Babel, or, The necessity of violence : an arcane history of the Oxford Translators' Revolution / R.F. Kuang.

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  • 19 of 43 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Princeton Public Library.

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Princeton PL - Princeton Fic Kuang (Text) 30890000805224 Adult Fiction Lower level Checked out 02/13/2023

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  • ISBN: 9780063021426
  • ISBN: 0063021420
  • ISBN: 9780008501815
  • ISBN: 0008501815
  • Physical Description: xii, 544 pages : illustration, map ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Voyager [2022]

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Summary, etc.:
A Chinese boy orphaned by cholera and raised in Britain is trained to work at Oxford's prestigious Royal Institute of Translation, the world's center for translation and magic through silver-working, where he must choose between competing loyalties.
Subject: Translating and interpreting > Fiction.
Magic > Fiction.
Imperialism > Moral and ethical aspects > Fiction.
Anti-imperialist movements > Fiction.
China > Foreign relations > Great Britain > Fiction.
Great Britain > Foreign relations > China > Fiction.
Genre: Alternative histories (Fiction)
Fantasy fiction.

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