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These Violent Delights

These Violent Delights (Hardback)

By Gong, Chloe

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Perfect for fans of The Last Magician and Descendant of the Crane, this heart-stopping debut is an imaginative Romeo and Juliet retelling set in 1920s Shanghai, with rival gangs and a monster in the depths of the Huangpu River. The year is 1926, and Shanghai hums to the tune of d...ebauchery. A blood feud between two gangs runs the streets red, leaving the city helpless in the grip of chaos. At the heart of it all is eighteen-year-old Juliette Cai, a former flapper who has returned to assume her role as the proud heir of the Scarlet Gang-a network of criminals far above the law. Their only rivals in power are the White Flowers, who have fought the Scarlets for generations. And behind every move is their heir, Roma Montagov, Juliette's first love...and first betrayal. But when gangsters on both sides show signs of instability culminating in clawing their own throats out, the people start to whisper. Of a contagion, a madness. Of a monster in the shadows. As the deaths stack up, Juliette and Roma must set their guns-and grudges-aside and work together, for if they can't stop this mayhem, then there will be no city left for either to rule.
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ISBN 9781529344523
Released NZ 23 Feb 2021
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
Format Hardback
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Series These Violent Delights
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ISBN-13 9781529344523
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Status Back Order Indent title (sourced internationally), Allow 8-12 weeks due to Covid 19 freight delays
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
Imprint Hodder & Stoughton
Released 23 Feb 2021
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
 › 5 other possible formats available
Author(s) By Gong, Chloe
Series These Violent Delights
Category Historical Fiction
Historical Adventure Fiction
Fantasy Fiction
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand
Number of Pages 464
Dimensions Width: 164mm
Height: 242mm
Spine: 44mm
Dewey Code 813.6
Weight 700g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
Library of Congress Shanghai China - Fiction - History - 20th century, China - Fiction - History - 1912-1928
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade;General/trade