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Hermitage Among the Clouds: An Historical Novel of Fourteenth Century Vietnam

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Hermitage Among the Clouds is the historical tale of Princess Amazing Jewel, taking place in what is now Vietnam.
Paperback, 144 pages
Published June 1st 1993 by Parallax Press
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Hermitage Among the Clouds is a true historical novel. What matter is the taste, the feel of the historical period in which it was placed, then the characters, and a distant third the plot.

As a matter of fact, there is no plot, in the traditional sense of the word. It is a recounting of the life of Princes Amazing Jewel from the moment she is promised to king Harijit to when she finds her enligtment as sister Fragrant Garland in a buddhist monastery. The story is based on history, and takes no s
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