China, 1927, is the world of The Warlord, a saga as awesome in scale as the land with which it deals, as rich, as varied, as deep, and as brilliant. China in 1927 is emerging turbulently into the modern world, its ancient foundations buckling upward, its surface crossed and criss-crossed by international adventurers and provocateurs and opportunists. Since the expulsion of the Manchu, there has been no real central power in China. General Chang understands the challenges and dangers of change better perhaps than any of the other warlords. He is a man of strict honor and uncompromising principles, as much a scholar as he is a soldier. Tang begins to fear that he can save his country only by countering evil with evil, and at this crucial point a group of foreigners enter his life.......
September 1983 : UK Hardback
May 1983 : USA Hardback
1993 : UK Paperback
June 1984 : USA Mass Market Paperback
May 1984 : USA Mass Market Paperback
April 1984 : UK Paperback