Sons is about the differences between three generations. Wang Lung died peacefully in the beginning. The story continued with the three different kinds of life that his three sons led. All of the three sons were concisely portrayed, with a slight emphasis on the third, Wang the Tiger. He rose slowly to the position of a warlord. In order to pass his position to his son as he was growing old, he sent his son to a military school to learn western war techniques. However, his sons turned against him by joining the New Revolutionary Army which was against all old lords.
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Review: Sons (House of Earth #2)User Review - Angelica - Goodreads
59. SONS, BY PEARL S. BUCK (Book 2 of House of Earth) Continuing the trilogy, after The Good Earth, which I quite liked. Synopsis: The book follows the stories of Wang Lung's children after his death ... Read full review
Review: Sons (House of Earth #2)User Review - Debbie - Goodreads
While Wang Lung's legacy lives on, I did not enjoy this book as much as I did the first. The many exploits of Wang the Tiger grew wearisome to me; I did not experience the richness of character or ... Read full review