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 - Curtis Tenney - Goodreads
Again I enjoyed how well Pearl S. Buck is able to timelessly explore and portray the nooks and crannies of humanity. In Sons I particulary enjoyed the growing diversity in cross-generational views and ... Read full review
Review: Sons (House of Earth #2)User Review - Allan N - Goodreads
There is a mastery of language and culture and emotions that we take for granted in an age of "Lord of the Rings" and "Game of Thrones." We also take for granted our level of literacy as we read these ... Read full review