The Long White Mountain, or, A journey in Manchuria – H.E.M. James

20140515_002426Okay, so the complete title of this hefty volume (which would function perfectly as the proverbial ‘blunt object’ in a different setting -with Mrs. White, Mr. Green, Mrs. Peacock, Professor Plum, Miss Scarlet and Colonel Mustard in the library for instance) is this: The Long White Mountain, or, A journey in Manchuria with some account of the history, people, administration and relgion of that country. Bloody hell, I’m quite sure this would never fit in the average search box on digital library catalogue pages. Anyway, this is a book like a book is supposed to be. Was supposed to be, I guess, because no-one today would publish

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