The dream of the red chamber = Hung lou meng: a Chinese novel of the early Ching period
Publisher: [S.l. : s. n.
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Asian Literature
, 18th Century
, Chinese Literature
I was a little disappointed in this book. The version I read is radically abridged, so any judgment must be a little unfair. Never-the-less, while there are beautiful passages and chapters, especially the ones that are broadly speaking magical realism, it lacks a certain something. It gives an in...
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