18 Cranes: Kaifeng Chronicles, Book One by Robert Campbell
https://www.amazon.com/18-Cranes-Kaifeng-Chronicles-Book-ebook/dp/B07C8LC32H/2022-05-30, 11:29 AM
In the late summer of 1630, 23-year old Li Bing writes the provincial level imperial examinations, the first step towards entering the Chinese civil service. He is tormented by a dream of 18 cranes, and as he awaits his exam results he seeks out insights from those around him to help him understand his dream. In the end, he learns more than he imagined.
 
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"The book left me wanting more, a symbol of a great story, and I am excited to see where the rest of this series brings me." Amazon.com
 
"18 Cranes: Kaifeng Chronicles Book One by Robert Campbell is a short but exceptional historical fiction novel." Amazon.com
 
"The book was not only a very relaxing and enjoyable read, but it also provided me with a look into a very interesting and little understood culture. I was delighted to learn about the formal education system in ancient China. This was communicated amidst a blossoming romantic relationship between two young spirits, both with challenges to overcome." Amazon.com
 
"Excellent book! Looking forward to reading the next one!" Amazon.com
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