Publish date: January 1st 2007
Pages no: 384
Edition language: Deutsch
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, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Asian Literature
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
This book made me feel sick. The description of the foot binding. Ugh. It's sickening. Even worse than corsets.I also found myself becoming frustrated with Lily's constant insistence that she was in the wrong in her actions toward Snow Flower. She was wrong at times, but Snow Flower was also wrong a...
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan is essentially the story of two women and their sworn friendship in 19th century China. I was both captivated and horrified by the life that these woman, and the others around them, had to endure. I’ve not read many books based in Chinese historical fiction, but I’ve r...
Such a great story of friendship and childhood!
This book is lovely. Simply lovely.We follow Snow Flower and Lily, pledged in a lifelong laotong friendship from the early days of their foot binding. Through growing up, betrothal, marriage, children, love, war, and loss they share their lives and their secrets, until misunderstanding and pride t...
It just took me a day to read this book, I found this to be a very bittersweet story all about the friendship between two women in China in the late 1800s.