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Days of Bitter Strength (Chung Kuo #7)

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In the spring of 2232, hopes for a more humane world become manifest in the red-roofed houses of "China on the Rhine." There, Emily Ascher, once a freedom fighter, lives as Mama Em, mother to the orphans of a war-devastated land.

But unto the people of Chung Kuo, two children will be born: "Coffin Filler," a baby girl smothered and thrown away but not yet dead, and baby boy
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Mass Market Paperback, 752 pages
Published July 6th 1998 by Dell
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Phillp
Feb 08, 2009 Phillp rated it liked it
This series is great for a futuristic sci-fi. By book number seven some of the core characters and themes are getting stale. I believe there is an eighth book, but I never read it since this one went downhill so badly.
Barry Bridges
May 14, 2012 Barry Bridges rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Wingrove turns everything on it's head in this 7th instalment of the Chung Kuo epic. I think that with this volume he found new purpose and I am keen to continue straight on to the final volume instead of taking another (10 year) break like I did after volume 5!!
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May 19, 2016 Mike Newsham rated it really liked it
A decent finish but there is one more book. not sure if going to read. have seen nothing but bad reviews for it and the library doesnt have it so I might be done!!
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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
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