San kuo chih yen I

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Jun 1, 1976 - Literary Criticism - 318 pages
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"Simply, a terrific story . . . an absorbing, rewarding, and majestic novel."--John S. Service, Center for Chinese Studies, Berkeley"

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This book has a heavy load of historical content. It tells the History of China back in the Three Kingdoms period since the beginning of times, during the Yellow Turbant Rebellion. If you already know ... Read full review

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'Three Kingdoms is not just a vivid picture of a particular period in history. It teaches us about human nature, philosophy, morality, and the underlying patterns of human history’ MA JIAN Three ... Read full review


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About the author (1976)

Moss Roberts is Professor of Chinese at New York University. He translated an unabridged edition of "Three Kingdoms" (California, 1992) and is the translator and editor of "Chinese Fairy Tales and Fantasies" (1979).

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