Dream of the Red Chamber

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Twayne, 1958 - Upper class - 574 pages
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Like a historical record, the novel vividly portraits forgotten customs as well as enduring intrigues of a wealthy but declining aristocratic family in the Qing dynasty, detailing sumptuous delicacies ... Read full review

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According to Benét’s Reader’s Encyclopedia, Dream of the Red Chamber is “written with great psychological insight and is unique among Chinese novels for the depth and subtlety of its characterization ... Read full review


In which Chen Shihyin meets the Stone
In which Chia Yutsun takes a position as tutor
In which Black Jade is lovingly welcomed

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