Religious Groups in Literature

34,420 citations from literature (mostly science fiction and fantasy) referring to real churches, religious groups, tribes, etc. [This database is for literary research only. It is not intended as a source of information about religion.]


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Group Where Year Source Quote/
Chinese New York: New York City 1991 Miller, John J. "And Hope to Die " in Wild Cards IX: Jokertown Shuffle (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1991); pg. 39. "...his fabulous collection of ancient and rare Chinese ceramics. "
Chinese New York: New York City 1991 Snodgrass, Melinda M. "Lovers " in Wild Cards IX: Jokertown Shuffle (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1991); pg. 82. "a flying fish skimmed the tops of the dark pines like an intricate Chinese kite... "
Chinese New York: New York City 1991 Snodgrass, Melinda M. "Lovers " in Wild Cards IX: Jokertown Shuffle (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1991); pg. 320. "'You've had such an interesting life,' said Peanut wistfully.

...She shuddered and increased her pace. 'The Chinese curse. Don't long for it, Peanut. Embrace, caress, cherish the mundane--' "

Chinese New York: New York City 1991 Williams, Walter Jon. "While Night's Black Agents to Their Preys Do Rouse " in Wild Cards IX: Jokertown Shuffle (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1991); pg. 189. Pg. 189: "Whoever answered the phone answered it in Chinese. "; Pg. 232: "Some of the lettering was Cyrillic, some Chinese. " [Other refs., not in DB.]
Chinese New York: New York City 1994 Mixon, Laura J. & Melinda M. Snodgrass. "A Dose of Reality " in Wild Cards: Book II of a New Cycle: Marked Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Baen (1994); pg. 357. Pg. 357: "Through Soho to Chinatown... "; Pg. 391: "'...I'll bring Chinese--no MSG--around six...' "; Pg. 393: "...threatening to show up with Chinese food. " [Other refs., not in DB.]
Chinese New York: New York City 1995 Kress, Nancy. "Fault Lines " in Isaac Asimov's Detectives (Gardner Dozois and Sheila Williams, eds.) New York: Ace Books (1998; c. 1995); pg. 188. Pg. 188: "...and a small Chinese kid... "; pg. 198: "...he could have been a bouncer at Madison Square Garden. Maybe he had. Tired people yelled and whispered in Spanish, Greek, Korean, Chinese. "
Chinese New York: New York City 2000 Renado, Trevor. "Get a Lifestyle " in Circa 2000: Gay Fiction at the Millennium (Robert Drake & Terry Wolverton, eds). Los Angeles, CA: Alyson Pub. (2000); pg. 327. "...would make these incredible Chinese dinners from scratch... "
Chinese New York: New York City 2000 Silverberg, Robert. The Stochastic Man. New York: Harper & Row (1975); pg. 34. "In this way we found the usual assortment of blacks, Puerto Ricans, Chinese, Italians, Irish, Jews, etc., to run the Human Resources Agency... "; Pg. 38: "white urnlike Chinese floor vases.. "; Pg. 215: "Skyrockets litter the heavens with Chinese fire, red, yellow, green, blue, dazzling streaks and starbursts... "; Pg. 216: "I am aboard a great airplane, a plane whose wings seem to stretch from China to Peru... "
Chinese New York: New York City 2002 Millar, Mark. Ultimates Vol. 1: Super-Human. New York: Marvel Comics Group (2002) [Graphic novel reprint of The Ultimates #1-6]; pg. Chap. 4, pg. 7. Better Ross: "Steve Rogers' quarters were breached? Who do they think were behind it, Bruce; the Arabs or the Chinese? "; Bruce Banner: "Actually, he reckons it was a bunch of kids who live across the street and he's heading over to kick their butts right now, Betty. "
Chinese New York: New York City 2015 Pohl, Frederik. The Years of the City. New York: Timescape (1984); pg. 41. "'...Everyone can watch. At the same time, AM radio stations are assigned to provide simultaneous translation in Spanish, Japanese, Yiddish, Chinese, Italian, and whatever other languages have a large enough constituency in the city to justify their use...' "
Chinese New York: New York City 2015 Pohl, Frederik. The Years of the City. New York: Timescape (1984); pg. 47. "...two rival tongs settling drug territories decimated a dim sum joint in Chinatown... "
Chinese New York: New York City 2015 Pohl, Frederik. The Years of the City. New York: Timescape (1984); pg. 69. "...and the audio goes by telephone to the simultaneous translators--we've got eight of them, including Japanese, Chinese and Arabic. "
Chinese New York: New York City 2150 McHugh, Maureen F. China Mountain Zhang. New York: Tor (1992) [Book jacket] "What if Chinese Marxism, not Western capitalism, came to dominate the globe? In this dazzling and insightful novel... explores that fascinating possibility... China Mountain Zhang is your everyday, hardworking New Yorker, except he looks Chinese, which in a Sinocentric world gives him an edge. He works as a construction tech in this broken-down backwater, but he dreams of visiting China, the opulent pinnacle of the Revolution. Still, he hangs out in downtown bars... races over Greenwich Village--until his Chinese boss tries to fix him up with his strange, sheltered daughter... and young students who dare to entertain the lethal possibility that Marx was wrong... He'll learn that within a bureaucracy where the individual bows to the will of the many, freedom can only be found by slipping through the cracks... " [Chinese culture and Marxism are central throughout entire novel. Other refs. not in DB.]
Chinese New York: New York City: Manhattan 3414 Farmer, Philip Jose. Dayworld. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons (1985); pg. 79. "Wednesday did not know it, since its main ethnic flavoring in Manhattan was not Chinese but Amerind and Bengali. "
Chinese New York: Westchester County 1984 Claremont, Chris. New Mutants, Vol. 1, No. 13: "School Daysze ". New York: Marvel Comics Group (Mar 1984); pg. 4. Roberto: "I'd rather send out for pizza or Chinese food. "
Chinese North America 1900 Anderson, Poul. Genesis. New York: Tor (2000); pg. 225. "'...Then the, uh, conciliar Europe of 1900. That was scientific-industrial too, maybe more successfully--or less unsuccessfully--on account of having kept a strong, unified Church, though it was coming apart at last. Then the Chinese-American--not scientific, very religious, but destined to produce considerable technology in its own time of troubles.' "
Chinese North America 1982 Knight, Damon. The Man in the Tree. New York: Berkley Books (1984); pg. 219. "All around him, the other worlds sheaved away in layers of gray mist. There were worlds in which the Chinese had colonized North and South America... "
Chinese North America 2150 Anderson, Poul. Genesis. New York: Tor (2000); pg. 198. "A procession went upon it. An elephant led, as richly caparisoned as the man under the silk awning of a howdah. Shaven-headed men in yellow robes walked after, flanked by horsemen who bore poles from which pennons streamed scarlet and gold. The sound of slowly beaten gongs and minor-key chanting came faint through the wind... Yes, the appearance was quite Chinese, or Chinese-derived, except that a number of the individuals he studied had more of an Amerindian countenance and the leader on the elephant wore a feather bonnet above his robe.

...'You are a height of the Great Tranquility' the amulet voice answered.

'How many like that were there ever?' Christian wondered. 'Where, when, how?'

'You are in North America, in the twenty-second century by your reckoning. Chinese navigators arrived on the Pacific shore seven hundred years ago, and colonists followed.' "

Chinese North America 2150 Anderson, Poul. Genesis. New York: Tor (2000); pg. 198. [No. American settled by Chinese.] "'Given the distance to sail and the dangers, the process was slow,' the voice went on. 'While the newcomers displaced or subjugated the natives wherever they settled, most remained free for a long time, acquired the technology, and also developed resistance to introduced diseases. Eventually, being on roughly equal terms, the races began to mingle, genetically and culturally. The settlers mitigated the savagery of the religions they had encountered, but learned from the societies as well as teaching. You behold the outcome.'

'The Way of the Buddha?' Laurinda asked very softly.

'As influenced by Taoism and local nature cults. It is a harmonious faith, without sects or heresies, pervading the civilization.'

'Everything can't be pure loving kindness,' Christian said.

'Certainly not. But the peace that the Emperor Wei Zhi-fu brought about has lasted for a century and will for another two..' " [More, not in DB.]

Chinese North America 2150 Anderson, Poul. Genesis. New York: Tor (2000); pg. 199. [No. American settled by Chinese.] "'...If you travel, you will find superb achievements in the arts and in graciousness.'

'Another couple of centuries.' Laurinda's tone wavered the least bit. 'Afterward?'

'It doesn't last,' Christian predicted. 'These are humans too. and--tell me--do they eve get to a real science?'

'No,' said the presence. 'Their genius lies in other realms. But the era of warfare to come will drive the development of a remarkable empirical technology.'

'What era?'

'China never recognized the independence that this country proclaimed for itself, nor approved of its miscegenation. A militant dynasty will arise, which overruns a western hemisphere weakened by the religious and secular quarrels that do at least break out.'

'And the conquerors will fall in their turn. Unless Gaia makes an end first...' "

Chinese North Dakota 1985 Swanwick, Michael. "Anyone Here From Utah? " in Another Round at the Spaceport Bar (edited by George H. Scithers and Darrell Schweitzer). New York: Avon Books (1989; c 1985); pg. 160. "'You could if you controlled television. Listen, I've seen things that could practically fry your brains. Did you know that there are Communist Chinese troops in North Dakota? The entire state I sunder occupational rule! They've got concentration camps and slave labor and...' "
Chinese Norway 2075 Anderson, Glenn L. The Millennium File. Bountiful, Utah: Horizon Publishers (1986); pg. 15. "Daynia Wong glanced up from a long table at the back of the room, where she sat with three graduate students recording technical data from a mound of artifacts. Dr. Wong was old, but like most orientals, she didn't show it. The corners of her eyes crinkled with mild concern... Dr. Wong spoke. She was like a nodding Buddha, her eyes pinched off to nothing, her face relaxed into an imperishable smile. " [Other refs., not in DB.]
Chinese Ohio 1996 Schimel, Lawrence. "A Stable Relationship " in Alternate Tyrants (Mike Resnick, ed.) New York: Tor (1997); pg. 201. "...she picked up the cellular phone and ordered me a second and third helping of Chinese take-out. "
Chinese Ontario: Ottawa 1987 de Lint, Charles Jack the Giant Killer. New York: Ace Books (1987); pg. 115. "The South Garden--a Chinese restaurant--was on the right, but it was too quiet. "
Chinese Ontario: Toronto 1990 Wilson, Robert Charles. The Divide. New York: Doubleday (1990); pg. 21. Pg. 21: "...bearing down with the scrub brush on one of the Chinese dragon bowls she'd bought in Chinatown. "; Pg. 29: "'...You know, I learned to eat Cantonese and Szechuan in college. Just never got around to Japanese.' "; Pg. 46: "...back to the hotel to shower, followed by cheap Chinese food on Spadina Avenue... "; Pg. 75: "Chinese restaurant "; Pg. 60: Chinatown (also pg. 94); Pg. 137: "...seemed to unfold a Chinese puzzle of increasingly complex questions. "
Chinese Ontario: Toronto 1991 Huff, Tanya. Blood Price. New York: DAW Books (1991); pg. 58. Pg. 58: "'...He still teaches English as a Second Language at the Chinese Community Center.' "; Pg. 138: "He'd bought six inches of the eighteen karat gold chain at a store in Chinatown. "
Chinese Ontario: Toronto 1992 Huff, Tanya. Blood Trail. New York: DAW Books (1992); pg. 39. "Dundas and Huron crossed in the center of Chinatown, surrounded by restaurants and tiny markets selling exotic vegetables and live fish. In hot weather, the metal bins of food garbage heated up and the stench that permeated the area was anything but appetizing. "
Chinese Ontario: Toronto 2000 Sawyer, Robert J. Calculating God. New York: Tor (2000); pg. 163. "...Even after my trips to China, I was still one of those who always had to ask for a knife and fork in a Chinese restaurant. "
Chinese Ontario: Toronto 2000 Sawyer, Robert J. Calculating God. New York: Tor (2000); pg. 22. "Egyptology, Greco-Roman archaeology, Chinese artifacts, Byzantine art... "
Chinese Oregon 1895 Gloss, Molly. The Jump-Off Creek. Boston: Houghton Mifflin (1989); pg. 113. "'Yes, ma'am. That's done, unless we've missed a few. Rounding up cows in this country is like working a Chinese puzzle. You're never finished with it.' "
Chinese Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh 1989 Wilson, Robert Charles. Gypsies. New York: Doubleday (1989); pg. 12. Pg. 12: "Standing in front of a Chinese restaurant. The place was closed. "; Pg. 51: Chinese cabbage; Pg. 107: Chinese robes; Pg. 183: Peking
Chinese Pern 3000 McCaffrey, Anne. Dragonsdawn. New York: Ballantine (1988); pg. 32. "She grinned, remembering the unusual spectacle of the rather staid, pedantic astronomer, Xi Chi Yuen, flushed with excitement and dancing about the bridge. " [Other refs. not in DB.]
Chinese Phaze 2980 Anthony, Piers. Split Infinity. New York: Ballantine (1980); pg. 281. Pg. 281: "He was versed in all forms of that game: the western-Earth two and three-dimensional variants, the Chinese Choohong-ki, Japanese Shogi, Indian Chaturanga and the hypermodern developments. Stile could not match him there. He had a better chance with the single-piece board games like Chinese Checkers and its variants--but many games used the same boards as chess, and this grid classified them by their boards. "; Pg. 282: "This time it came up Go--the ancient Chinese game of enclosing. It was perhaps the oldest of all games in the human sphere, dating back several thousand years. It was one of the simplest in basic concept: placing... " [More.]
Chinese Realm 1984 Bear, Greg. "Book One: The Infinity Concerto " (c. 1984, substantially rewritten for this edition) in Songs of Earth & Power. New York: Tor (1996; 1st ed. 1994); pg. 231. "A small man waited patiently in the gate. He wore a silky golden robe that pooled in liquid folds under his feet... The small man nodded. A wispy black beard hung to his chest, and his features were at least in part Oriental... 'I am Lin Piao Tai. What may I do for you?' " [Many other refs., not in DB, to this character, who is not explicitly identified as Chinese, but has a Chinese name.]
Chinese Singapore 2022 Sterling, Bruce. Islands in the Net. New York: Arbor House/William Morrow (1988); pg. 174. Pg. 174: "...a young Chinese actress with high-piled hair and a gold chiton...

His name was Kim Swee Lok--or Lok Kim Swee, to his fellow ethnic Chinese. "; Pg. 175: "Thousands of smiling, neatly dressed Chinese and Malays and Tamils--all singing in English. " [Many other refs. to Chinese people, not in DB, in this section of the novel, which takes place in Singapore.]

Chinese Singapore 2022 Sterling, Bruce. Islands in the Net. New York: Arbor House/William Morrow (1988); pg. 225. "'Now they were marching through the thick of Singapore's Chinatown. Temple Street, Pagoda Street... " [More.]
Chinese Solar System 2001 Clarke, Arthur C. 2001: A Space Odyssey. New York: New American Library (1969; c. 1968); pg. 51. [Aboard space station.] Pg. 51: "The picturesque booths were only a few yards from a barrier with two entrances labeled WELCOME TO THE U.S. SECTION and WELCOME TO TH SOVIET SECTION. Beneath these were notices which read, in English, Russian, and Chinese, French, German, and Spanish. "; Pg. 59: "For a moment he thought that he was in the middle of some dimly lit Chinese lantern; the faint glow from the other cubicles around him gave that impression. "
Chinese Solar System 2010 Clarke, Arthur C. 2010: Odyssey Two. New York: Ballantine (1982); pg. 44. Pg. 44: "'It's an ill wind--if our Chinese friends hadn't jumped the gun on us...' "; Pg. 54: "All the scanty news of the Chinese mission had to be relayed from Earth... But, in a few hours, the Chinese had learned more about Europa than all the previous missions combined... " [Many other refs. not in DB, e.g. pg. 46-58, 81, etc.]
Chinese Solar System 2150 Bova, Ben. "Risk Assessment " in Twice Seven. New York: Avon Books (1998; c. 1996); pg. 206. "A Sino-Japanese consortium was building a strip of solar-power converters across Mercury's equator... locked in conference with stony-faced men in Tokyo and Beijing... " [More, not in DB.]
Chinese Solar System 2276 Clarke, Arthur C. Imperial Earth. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (1976); pg. 79. Pg. 79: "...and employing more and more words of Chinese origin. "; Pg. 171: "Great Wall of China " [Also pg. 190.]
Chinese Solar System 2436 Bester, Alfred. The Stars My Destination. New York: Berkley Publishing (1975; c. 1956); pg. 48. "Captain Peter Y'ang-Yeovil of Central Intelligence was a lineal descendant of the learned Mencius and belonged to the Intelligence Tong of the Inner Planets Armed Forces. For two hundred years the IPAF had entrusted its intelligence work to the Chinese who, with a five thousand-year history of cultivating subtlety behind them, had achieved wonders. Captain Y'ang-Yeovil was a member of the dreaded Society of Paper Men, an adept of the Tientsin Image Makers, a Master of Superstition, and fluent in the Secret Speech. He did not look Chinese.

...'Are we related anywhere within fifteen degrees of consanguinity?' he asked Bunny in the Mandarin dialect. 'I am of the house f the learned Meng-Tse whom the barbarians call Mencius.'

'Then we are hereditary enemies,' Bunny answered in faltering Mandarin. 'For the formidable ancestor of my line was deposed as governor of Shan-tung in 342 B.C. by the earth pig Meng-Tse.' " [More about these characters, not in DB.]

Chinese Solar System 3001 Clarke, Arthur C. 3001: The Final Odyssey. New York: Ballantine (1997); pg. 16. "...have combined key aspects of several races--Chinese, Polynesian, Nordic... "
Chinese South America 1982 Knight, Damon. The Man in the Tree. New York: Berkley Books (1984); pg. 219. "All around him, the other worlds sheaved away in layers of gray mist. There were worlds in which the Chinese had colonized North and South America... "
Chinese South Carolina 1980 Simmons, Dan. Carrion Comfort. New York: Warner Books (1990; c. 1989); pg. 220. Pg. 220: "Chinese carry-out the two had eaten while standing by the light table "; Pg. 392: "...nibbling on Chinese food he had paid one of the young members to bring back. "; Pg. 874: "...watching Teri's old movies on the VCR that night and driving up the coast for Chinese about midnight. "
Chinese T'ien Shan 3131 Simmons, Dan. The Rise of Endymion. New York: Bantam (1998 mass market edition; first ed. 1997); pg. 301. "but when I had them piped in, they turned out to be in pre-Hegira Chinese. This was a shock. I had never been on a world where the majority of humans spoke anything but a version of Web English. " [Many other refs., not in DB. See also pg. 304.]
Chinese Tau Ceti 6000 Gotlieb, Phyllis. "Tauf Aleph " (published 1981) in The Norton Book of Science Fiction (Ursula K. Le Guin & Brian Atterbery, editors). New York: W. W. Norton & Co. (1993); pg. 428. "At the point of learning Chinese he experienced, for the first time, a synapse. For the sake of reading marginally relevant writings by fewer than ten Sino-Japanese Judaic poets it was not worth learning their vast languages... "
Chinese Tennessee 2054 Dick, Philip K. & Ray Nelson. The Ganymede Takeover. New York: Ace Books (1967); pg. 33. " was so obviously phony; as for instance whose pictures appeared on it? President Johnson? Stalin? No; the Gany had dipped into history and come up with full-face steel-engraved portraits of such freaks as Kant and Socrates and Hume and old-time non-heroes like that. For instance, the ten dollar General Douglas MacArthur bill; in another month it would be gone entirely. And in its place somebody named Li Po, some sort of antique Chinese poet. It made a man blurk just to think about it. "
Chinese Tennyson 2200 Anthony, Patricia. Conscience of the Beagle. New York: Ace Books (1995; co. 1993); pg. 124. "'Solving this one was a real hard-on, Dyle. There were patterns within patterns like a Chinese puzzle box.' "
Chinese Tennyson 2200 Anthony, Patricia. Conscience of the Beagle. New York: Ace Books (1995; co. 1993); pg. 133. "My hand freezed on a Chinese dinner. General Tso's chicken with shrimp spring roll... "
Chinese Texas: Dallas 2196 Clarke, Arthur C. & Gentry Lee. Rama II. New York: Bantam (1989); pg. 31. "'What choice did you make for dinner tonight? I had narrowed it down to Chinese or Cajun.' "
Chinese Texas: Galveston 2022 Sterling, Bruce. Islands in the Net. New York: Arbor House/William Morrow (1988); pg. 6. "She put on hose, knee-length skirt, long-sleeve blouse in patterned Chinese silk, and a dark blue business vest. " [Other refs., pg. 16, 34, 126.]
Chinese Thailand 2127 Card, Orson Scott. Shadow of the Hegemon. New York: Tor (2001); pg. 298. "'...Even with advance warning, we [Thailand] can't prevail against China in the field of battle. China's supply lines into Thailand would be short. Almost a quarter of the population of Thailand is Chinese in origin, and while most of them are loyal Thai citizens, a large fraction of them still regard China as their homeland. China would not lack for saboteurs and collaborators within our country...' "
Chinese Thailand: Bangkok 1992 Simmons, Dan. "Dying in Bangkok " in Lovedeath. New York: Warner Books (1993); pg. 38. Pg. 38, 48.
Chinese Thailand: Bangkok 2028 Barnes, John. Mother of Storms. New York: Tor (1994); pg. 298. Pg. 297: "...she's in Bangkok... "; Pg. 298: "She figures it out... the struggling mob on the Chinatown waterfront had been Thais, attacking Indian and Chinese shops; the Indians, Bangalas, Pakistanis, and Chinese seem to have gotten together enough to mount a counterattack, and they are fighting their way across the bridge into downtown. " [Other refs. not in DB.]
Chinese Tibet 1999 Pattison, Eliot. The Skull Mantra. New York: St. Martin's Minotaur (1999), book jacket. [Book jacket.] "When a headless corpse is found by a prison work gang on a windy Tibetan mountainside, veteran police inspector Shan Tao Yun might seem the perfect man to solve the crime--except Shan himself is in that very Tibetan prison for offending the Party in Beijing. Desperate to close the case before an American tourist delegation arrives, the district commander has no choice but to grant a temporary release from prison to the brilliant and embittered Shan, while confronting him with an ultimatum: solve the case fast and in a politically expedient fashion or the Tibetan priests in Shan's work brigade will be punished. " [Clearly, there are Chinese refs. throughout novel. No other refs. added to DB.]
Chinese Tibet 2050 Scarborough, Elizabeth Ann. Last Refuge. New York: Bantam (1992); pg. 7. "For a time he worked as an interpreter for the Chinese... and the person we chose to play commandant, the former Chinese freedom fighter, Nyima Wu, was all too adept as an autocrat. " [Many refs. throughout novel, which takes place primarily in Tibet.]
Chinese Tibet 2128 Robinson, Kim Stanley. Blue Mars. New York: Bantam Books (1996); pg. 92. "I am the Gyatso Rimpoche, the voice answered. The eighteenth reincarnation of the Dalai Lama. I am traveling the Bardo in search of my next reincarnation. I've looked everywhere on earth, but I've had no luck, and I decided to look somewhere new. Tibet is still under the thumb of the Chinese, and they show no signs of letting up. The Chinese, although I love them dearly, are hard bastards. And the other governments of the world long ago turned their backs on Tibet. So no one will challenge the Chinese. Something needs to be done. So I came to Mars. "
Chinese Tran 1996 Pournelle, Jerry & Roland Green. Tran. New York: Baen (1996); pg. 533. "Rick recalled a Chinese proverb. 'Be careful what you wish for. You may get it.' "
Chinese United Kingdom 1975 Gatiss, Mark. Last of the Gaderene (Doctor Who). New York: BBC Worldwide (2000); pg. 197. Pg. 85: "What was the Prime Minister thinking about, cutting the country's defences to the bone? A little friendly chitchat between the Yanks and the Chinese didn't suddenly make the world a safe place. It was imperative that Britain maintained a strong armed response. " Pg. 197: "...a gigantic creature rocketed from the marsh, teetering over Jo and Noah's cowering forms like some hideous Chinese dragon. Its massive tail was segmented... "
Chinese United Kingdom 1984 Orwell, George. Nineteen Eighty-Four. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World (1949); pg. 6. "He took down from the shelf a bottle of colorless liquid with a plain white label marked VICTORY GIN. It gave off a sickly, oily smell, as of Chinese rice-spirit. "
Chinese United Kingdom 1984 Orwell, George. Nineteen Eighty-Four. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World (1949); pg. 169. "He was a small, dark-haired man in a white jacket, with a diamond-shaped, completely expressionless face which might have been that of a Chinese. "
Chinese United Kingdom 1988 Adams, Douglas. The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul. New York: Simon and Schuster (1988); pg. 104. "These were unusual texts to see marching across the display of a pocket calculator, particularly as they had been translated from the Chinese via the Japanese and seemed to have enjoyed many adventures on the way. "
Chinese United Kingdom 1995 Aldiss, Brian. "Dark Society " in Supertoys Last All Summer Long. New York: St. Martin's Griffin (2001; c. 1995); pg. 159. "...and a heavy-duty Chinese-made over-shirt. "
Chinese United Kingdom 2030 McAuley, Paul J. Fairyland. New York: Avon Books (1997; c 1995); pg. 12. "...and the food he orders from the Hong Kong Gardens takeaway. There's a bed in the back, too, behind a Chinese screen of lacquered paper.. " [Other refs., not in DB.]
Chinese United Kingdom 2050 Wolfe, Gene. "Slaves of Silver " in Sherlock Holmes Through Time and Space. (Isaac Asimov, ed.) USA: Bluejay Books (1984); pg. 276. "'The Chinese system. No, I am convinced it must be something far more efficient. English is spoken with only a trifle more than sixty sounds; even the longest words are created by combining and recombining these...' "

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