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Beyond this nothing was said of the second child from the time he noticed its
growth swelling her body until the day came in autumn when she laid down her
hoe one morning and crept into the house . He did not go back that day even for
Inside there was an inner coffin also , planed to smoothness like yellow satin ,
and the two fitted into each other like a man ' s soul into his body . It was a coffin
to comfort any man . But for all this Wang Lung did not slip off into death so easily
She made no misdirected movement , even , of her body . There were in her
none of the constant useless movements of the body only , such as the landlady '
s daughter made continually to show her thigh or wrist or foot more clearly forth ...
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Review: The House of Earth (House of Earth #1-3)User Review - Cindy Behrens - Goodreads
When I first read "The Good Earth" many years ago, I did not realize it was #1 of 3! This is a real treat to continue to follow the family of Wang Lung. Such lessons in values and morals. A very interesting read. Read full review
Review: The House of Earth (Omnibus)User Review - YKW - Goodreads
After reading the first part of this wonderful work of Pearl S. Buck (the good earth) I thought you know what, I need to have this book and the other two as well. So I started looking for this version ... Read full review