The farmer Ling Tan, and his wife and sons and daughters live in Nanking during the Japanese assault. This book covers the fall and rape of the city and life of the people afterward under the heels of a bestial master who rules but cannot conquer.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dickmanikowski - LibraryThing
I'd never read any of Pearl Buck's books, but an NPR review of a new biography of the author got me interested. I found her portrayal of a traditional multi-generational Chinese family during the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - angela.vaughn - LibraryThing
This book was everything I expected from Pearl S. Buck. I was taken in by the family and hardships of the time. I have read a few books covering the invasion of China by Japan and the horrors that ... Read full review