Results 1-9 of 0

Review: Myths and Legends of China

User Review  - Lauren - Goodreads

Somewhat amusing as a glimpse into the Western view of the Chinese in the late 1800s through the 20s, but almost worthless as a source of Chinese mythology. The stories are mentioned in passing with ... Read full review

Review: Myths and Legends of China

User Review  - Dione Sage - Goodreads

This book is a good for a glimpse into China's myths and legends but it reads more like a text book or statement than an actual story telling style of book. Read full review

Review: Myths and Legends of China

User Review  - Winnie - Goodreads

Very very very very very very detailed and thorough, even the obscure folklore get mentioned. Read full review

Review: Myths & Legends of China

User Review  - Robert Burr - Goodreads

It's difficult to decide how to rate this book, especially after reading Paul French's 'Midnight in Peking' and discovering the author was a superhuman figure who not only spent virtually his entire ... Read full review

Review: Myths and Legends of China

User Review  - Cory - Goodreads

The title of the book is misleading. It reads more like a history book with a sociologists point of view. I had download it (for free) to read to my son and was disappointed. Hoping it was full of actual myth and legends. Read full review

Review: Myths and Legends of China

User Review  - Janet Jay - Goodreads

Too much commentary, not enough myth. Was quite disappointed. Full disclosure-- I only made it 1/4 through, but still, it's a textbook more than a collection of legends. And not a good textbook. Read full review

Review: Myths and Legends of China

User Review  - Sheri Fresonke Harper - Goodreads

Good selections with minimal add on to the original myth. Selections are chosen for a broad spectrum of human experience. Gods, epidemics, water, etc. are some of the categories provided. Read full review

Review: Myths and Legends of China

User Review  - Joe Young - Goodreads

Good historical look at China through myths and legends. Difficult to keep track of characters as they are referenced alternately by up to five given names as well as titles added to names which identify abilities or geographical origin. Interesting to contrast with Western religion or myths. Read full review

Review: Myths and Legends of China

User Review  - Daniel Silveyra - Goodreads

Well, its free. This is a passable walk-through of Chinese history. It's slightly more entertaining, but a lot less informative, than blowing through the compilation of Wikipedia entries on the ... Read full review


User ratings

5 stars
0
4 stars
1
3 stars
3
2 stars
3
1 star
1