The Poppy War by R. F. Kuang

The Poppy War is a 2018 novel by R. F. Kuang, published by Harper Voyager. The Poppy War, a grimdark fantasy, draws its plot and politics from mid-20th-century China, with the conflict in the novel based on the Second Sino-Japanese War, and an atmosphere inspired by the Song dynasty. A sequel, The Dragon Republic was released in August 2019.Harper Voyager's editorial director David Pomerico acquired the novel after a heated auction on Kuang's 20th birthday.

The 2447th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 27th on The 40 Best Novels of the 2010s (Paste Magazine)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
The Dragon Republic (The Poppy War) Hardcover 28409 $16.95 $12.35 2019
The Burning God (The Poppy War, 3) Paperback 184467 $16.99 2021
The Dragon Republic (The Poppy War, 2) Paperback 18508 $11.99 $8.00 2020
The Poppy War Hardcover 4728939 $29.65
R.F. Kuang Book 3 (The Poppy War, Book 3) Hardcover 199505 $19.81 2020
The Poppy War: A Novel Paperback 30310 $8.00 $3.88 2019
The Burning God Audible Audiobook 15413 $26.94 2020
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The Dragon Republic (The Poppy War Book 2) Kindle Edition 690 2019
The Dragon Republic: Library Edition (Poppy War) Audio CD 8454686 $116.04 2019
The Dragon Republic Hardcover 22018529 $26.16 $13.47
The Poppy War: A Novel Audible Audiobook 689 $36.93 2018
The Dragon Republic Audible Audiobook 4832 $48.91 2019
The Poppy War: A Novel (The Poppy War, 1) Hardcover 6920 $13.51 $11.37 2018
The Poppy War: A Novel Audio CD 2370908 $36.39 2018