三国演义

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Meng Zhang, 1995 - Literary Collections - 2339 pages
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The novel offers a startling and unsparing view of how power is wielded, how diplomacy is conducted, and how wars are planned and fought. This book has influenced the ways that Chinese think about power, diplomacy, and war, even to this day. Three Kingdoms portrays a fateful moment at the end of the Han dynasty (206 B.C.-A.D.220) when the future of the Chinese empire lay in the balance.
 

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This second volume made more sense to me than the first. The story was easier to follow, and fewer important characters died. This second volume details the establishment of the Shu and the struggle ... Read full review

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The first volume of two. The editing of this translation is not the greatest. There are several misspellings, weird formatting, and punctuation errors throughout the book. The story is epic and goes ... Read full review

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LUO GUANZHONG, (1330-1400), Chinese writer who traditionally has been credited as the author of the classic Chinese novels Sanguozhi yanyi (Three Kingdoms) and Shuihuzhuan (Water Margin, or All Men Are Brothers).

Roberts is Professor of Chinese at New York University.

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