From eunuchs to rebels, Edward Rutherfurd turns his epic lens on China

Author Edward Rutherfurd is talking excitedly about his favourite character in his ninth novel, China. PHOTO: HODDER & STOUGHTON
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SINGAPORE - "Did you know that there were eunuchs in 19th-century China who were married and had children?" asks British author Edward Rutherfurd.

The 72-year-old is talking excitedly about his favourite character - in a very extensive roster of characters - in his ninth novel, China.

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