Dirk Struan The First Tai-Pan By James Clavell

The First Tai-Pan

James Clavell was the master of historical fiction The author James Clavell was born Charles Edmund Dumaresq Clavell in Sydney, Australia in 1921. He was the son of Commander Richard Charles Clavell, a British Royal Navy officer who was serving in Australia from 1920 to 1922. Although born in Australia, Clavell was a British national but in 1963 became a naturalised citizen of the United States. He was a novelist, screenwriter, director and World War II