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John Day, 1932 - Brothers - 467 pages
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Sons is about the differences between three generations. Wang Lung died peacefully in the beginning. The story continued with the three different kinds of life that his three sons led. All of the three sons were concisely portrayed, with a slight emphasis on the third, Wang the Tiger. He rose slowly to the position of a warlord. In order to pass his position to his son as he was growing old, he sent his son to a military school to learn western war techniques. However, his sons turned against him by joining the New Revolutionary Army which was against all old lords.

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Review: Sons (House of Earth #2)

User Review  - Jordan Stivers - Goodreads

Whereas with Book #1 it was the characters I fell in love with, Book #2 for me was all about the scenery and Buck's prose. The Tiger was not as fascinating to me as a main character as I would have liked but still it's a great book and a great series. Read full review

Review: Sons (House of Earth #2)

User Review  - Holly Gilmer - Goodreads

A much more difficult and obnoxious read than the first of the trilogy...its main themes are spite and greed and self-obsession. Wang the Tiger is a cruel, mean spirited man and I found myself being ... Read full review


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