REBELLION AND LOVE IN CHINA, ROMANCE AND TRAGEDY IN GERMANY, 1900-1909
China’s Boxer Rebellion, 1900, finds the lifelong family friends Markus Mathais and Soloman
Levi as young Imperial German soldiers battling with other Europeans besieged in
Peking. Even in these dire circumstances, Markus abandons the legations safety for dangerous
adventures cross country seeking his love, Li Ling. Soon after finding his love, he must escape
with Sun Yat Sen down river on a pirated Imperial mail boat. He reunites with his friend Levi,
after the battle of Peking.
The two encounter dangerous adventures on their return by ship to Germany, but not before
stops at other Imperial German Colonies. In German New Guinea a shark attack, in German
Samoa a sexual bacchanal with natives, and in Uruguay, Levi meets his future wife, Katherina
Obermaier, a beautiful young Jewish woman bound for university in Berlin.Buy on Amazon!