By Yasushi Inoue
Greater than 1000 years in the past, a unprecedented trove of early Buddhist sutras and different scriptures used to be secreted away in caves close to the Silk highway urban of Tun-huang. yet who concealed this fantastic treasure and why? In Tun-huang, the nice sleek eastern novelist Yasushi Inoue tells the tale of Chao Hsing-te, a tender chinese language guy whose unintended failure to take the all-important examination that might qualify him as a excessive govt respectable results in an opportunity come across that pulls him farther and farther into the wild and contested lands west of the chinese language Empire. the following he unearths love, distinguishes himself in conflict, and eventually devotes himself to the unusual activity of depositing the scrolls within the caves the place, many centuries later, they are going to be rediscovered. A booklet of magically vibrant scenes, fierce passions, and excellent adventures, Tun-huang can be a profound and stirring meditation at the secret of heritage and the hidden presence of the earlier.