About the Author
Born in Tianjin in 1978, the year China’s reforms began, TIANXIA BACHANG (the pen name of Zhang Muye) is a child of the new China. His careers have been many and varied, a winding path of self-discovery that would never have been open to his parents’ generation. An avid gamer, his pen name comes from his online avatar, and his stories have been bestsellers within the gaming community. The Dragon Ridge Tombs is his second book to be translated into English; the first was The City of Sand.