The Romance of the Three Kingdoms

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Penguin UK, 26 ביולי 2018 - 600 עמודים

A new translation and abridgement of one of the four classical Chinese novels - an epic story of warring factions in the era of China's Han dynasty

Part historical and part legend, The Romance of the Three Kingdoms dramatizes the lives of feudal lords and their retainers, recounting their personal and military battles, intrigues, and struggles to achieve dominance for almost a hundred years. It is one of the most beloved works of East Asian literature, and the most famous historical novel in China.


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The long-lived Han dynasty is finally succumbing to effects of a weak Emperor and corrupt government that is cause injustice throughout China resulting peasant revolts while nobles strive to reform ... קרא סקירה מלאה

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To complete this, I had to read 3 versions - the version depicted, an e-book translated by C. H. Brewitt Taylor, and Vol III by Ronald C. Iverson (Editor) and Yu Sumei (Translator). Every version had ... קרא סקירה מלאה


Three heroes Xuande Guan Yu and Zhang Fei bind themselves by the vow of
A furious Zhang Fei punishes a pompous official At court He Jin plots to destroy
Dong Zhuo overthrows the Emperor Shao and installs Shaos brother as emperor
Dong Zhuo destroys the capital and moves the court to Changan but Sun Jian
Imperial official Wang Yun plots with his serving girl to destroy Dong Zhuo
The result is that Lü Bu urged on by Wang Yun kills Dong Zhuo The capital
Ma Teng rises up to defend the emperor Cao Cao in fury prepares to attack those

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Luo Guanzhong (Author)
Luo Guanzhong was a Chinese writer who lived probably during the fourteenth century, during the Yuan and Ming periods. Very little is known about his origins and life, but he is attributed with writing The Romance of the Three Kingdoms and editing Outlaws of the Marsh - the first two of the 'Four Great Classical Novels' of Chinese literature.

Martin Palmer (Translator)
Martin Palmer is Director of the International Consultancy on Religion, Education and Culture (ICOREC) and Secretary General of the Alliance of Religions and Conservation (ARC). His previous translations include The Book of Chuang Tzu and The Most Venerable Book (both Penguin Classics), The Dao de Jing and The I Ching.

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