The Rose Crossing by Nicholas Jose

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Set in the 17th century, Edward Popple and his 14-year-old daughter Rosamund leave for a sea voyage "to collect rarities and find out wonders". As the only survivors of a mutiny, they are washed ashore on a tropical island. They are soon joined by a Chinese prince and his faithful eunuch.
 

About Nicholas Jose

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General editor Nicholas Jose is a novelist, essayist, and scholar whose thirteen books include the novels Paper Nautilus and The Custodians. A professor at the University of Western Sydney, Jose is the 2009 Chair of Australian Studies at Harvard University.
 
Published November 1, 1997 by Overlook. 288 pages
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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East and West meet on an undiscovered island in the Indian Ocean in this lush, fatalistic second novel (after The Avenue of Eternal Peace) from Jose, an Australian. Off the African coast, a shipwreck

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