All the Flowers in Shanghai
Publish date: December 20th 2011
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages no: 302
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Coming Of Age
, Asian Literature
I had read a number of Amy Tan's novels years ago, and I suppose that's what attracted me to this story. It is a first-person narrative - a mother revealing her story to her child years after the fact. It is quite vivid in description and an interesting story, and though you should sympathize for th...
Another review that got deleted. Why, Goodreads, why?~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~I'm going to do this review a little bit differently because I don't have a whole lot to say, and the easiest thing to do when this happens is to form lists. So while it goes against all of my other review writing, it ...
I'm sort of baffled about this book. A historical novel set in 1930s Shanghai, the story follows Feng, a naive and excessively innocent woman forced into an arranged marriage with a powerful family. The resulting marriage twists her in to a different kind of woman, and we follow her transformation...