Second in the trilogy that began with The Good Earth, Buck's classic and starkly real tale of sons rising against their honored fathers tells of the bitter struggle to the death between the old and the new in China. Revolutions sweep the vast nation, leaving destruction and death in their wake, yet also promising emancipation to China's oppressed millions who are groping for a way to survive in a modern age.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Kristelh - LibraryThing
The second in the Good Earth Trilogy. What the father cherished, his three sons each despised. The oldest hates the land and people who support him, the second sees the land as a way to make money and ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - The_Hibernator - LibraryThing
This second book of The Good Earth trilogy picks up exactly where the first book, The Good Earth, left off. Wang Lung, the protagonist of the first story, is on his deathbed and his sons solemnly ... Read full review