First Edition. Victor Beals dustjacket art. Uncommon novel of interracial love in which a white woman living in China begins a relationship with a man of the region. An "absorbing novel [that] draws the reader into the astounding story of passion, revenge, and heroism, where the two fine souls struggle against the unwritten law which thunders- Forbidden!". Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket with cm sized chips to spine ends and top edge, few scotch tape mends to verso.