Lustbader: Shan / Buri [Lustbader Eric Van] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Second far-fetched volume in Van Lustbader’s China Maroc trilogy, begun Shan means “”on the mountain,”” a kind of crucible experience by. On a high plateau in the heart of Asia lies Shan, the holy site where men are tested and the deepest secrets of Eastern mysticism are revealed. Enter into the.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Luustbader Page. Preview — Shan by Eric Van Lustbader. On a high plateau in the heart of Asia lies Shan, the holy site where men are tested and the deepest secrets of Eastern mysticism are revealed. Enter into the challenge of Jake Maroc, a man of almost supernatural gifts, who is commissioned to help China fulfill its ancient destiny–as the future of the world hangs in the balance.

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To ask other readers questions about Shanplease sign up. Lists with This Book. Dec 28, Theophilus Theo rated it it was amazing. If you haven’t figured it out yet, I was really hooked on Eric Van Lustbader. I kept them all and reread them occasionally. Is he a traitor or are our U. This was sitting on my parents’ bookshelf so I decided to give it a go. I didn’t want to give up. Sban second we’re in Hong Kong with the Chinese mafia and somehow the Japanese yakuza is involved and there’s some kind of gang war.

Then we’re in Russia lusbader a woman who turns out to be a spy. Then in China where something spi DNF. Then in China where something shaj and mystical seems to be going on. Everything was all over the place and takes place all over the world apparently. I just couldn’t follow any of it. Oct 06, For the love of books rated lystbader really lustbadrr it Shelves: Bel seguito, forse anche migliore del primo nonostante ci sia meno azione. Nov 29, Judi rated it liked it. I was not able to finish this book as I became disgusted with all the gratuitous sex and violence.


This was a continuation of another book by this author. This book is decently written, but the story line was not as interesting as that of the previous book. It was disappointing after the first book. It was a very superficial and inaccurate portrayal of the Communist takeover of China with a very simplistic view of Mao Zhi Dong. I only read about pages of the book before lstbader it aside.

Jan 16, Tessa Small rated it it was amazing. I Love these books on the Eastern Cultures. This like Jian is a mix of international espionage, intrigue, fast past chases and politics all thrown together in a fascinating read than takes you around the world and back in time all in a logical and structured order to keep you guessing.

It has some extremely poignant moments and some finger biting cant put the book down moments. Great read, and I’m looking forward lustbadfr reading more from this author. Lustbadre 05, Dimitko rated it it was amazing. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here. The continuation of “Jian” this book made me really sad.

The general fabula direction was to be expected if you read the first part, but the way the author serves is, and the details around it, surely make it worth reading!

Even though it doesnt have a “happy ending”, it again shows some lessons in hardcore strategy and tactics which one can only respect. I found the book very educating, amongst all the small pleasures of reading it. Dec 05, Rhod rated it really liked it.

Shxn story is fast paced, dealing with Lusbtader intrigue, double agents, treachery, double cross. The author includes a rich dose of Chinese culture and the rise of Communism in China including the roles of the United States and Russia.

The book is steamy and characters get involved in some brutal fights. I look forward to sampling some other books by this author.

Sep 19, David rated it it was ok Shelves: The book lhstbader about spys, mafia and power.

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In my opinion this book try to be vast about the content but ended with a weak history. In my opinion the book have a good sban and have some parts brilliant written, but the main history never catch me Sep 18, Jeffrey C. Aug 28, Mark Loughe rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jun 20, Scott lustbaer it liked it. I kind of got lost in the incredibly complicated stories that Lustbader writes. May 09, Gabe S rated it really liked it. Also read this back in the nineties 97 I think? Apr 16, Benjo rated it it was ok.

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May 12, Tyson rated it liked it Shelves: The second book in the series, this one is just as strong as the first book in the series. Might even be a little stronger as they background is already set. Feb 18, David rated it it was ok. An very muddled and at times confusing sequel to Jian. Eric Magnuson rated it really liked lstbader May 24, Terry Meyer rated it liked it Mar 13, Dave Rhinehart rated it really liked it Mar 23, Cheryl Waigand rated it really liked it Nov 04, Ardale rated it it was amazing Mar 13, Robert Walsh rated it really liked it Apr 05, Joshua rated it liked it Sep 25, Doug Hensley rated it liked it Feb 08, John Keegan rated it really liked it Nov 30, Nina Meysel rated it it was amazing Nov 12, Richard rated it really liked it Feb 14, Rick rated it liked it Oct 13, Donal rated it liked it Sep 05, Dillon rated it really liked it Nov 07, Debi rated it really liked it Aug 03, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

About Eric Van Lustbader. Eric Van Lustbader was born and raised in Greenwich Village. He is the author of more than twenty-five best-selling novels, including The Ninja, in lustbadre he introduced Nicholas Linnear, one of modern fiction’s most beloved and enduring heroes. The Ninja was sold to 20th CenturyFox, to be made into a major motion picture. His novels have been translated into over twenty languages.

Lustbader is a graduate of Columbia College, with a degree in Sociology.

Before turning to writing full time, he enjoyed highly successful careers in the New York City public school system, where he holds licenses in both elementary lsutbader early childhood education, and in the music business, where he worked for Elektra Records and CBS Records, among other companies. Other books in the series. China Maroc 2 books. Books by Eric Van Lustbader. Trivia About Shan China Maroc No trivia or quizzes yet. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.