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A Dream of Red Mansions

A Dream of Red Mansions

An Abridged Version
by Hsueh-chin Tsao, Ngo Kao
Translated by Hsien-Yi Yang, Gladys Yang
ISBN:
9780887271786
Description

This abridged English edition of the eighteenth-century classic A Dream of Red Mansions remains faithful to the original Yang Hsien-yi translation of Hong Lou Meng, generally considered the greatest Chinese novel ever written. This classic masterpiece of vernacular Chinese literature, written in the mid-eighteenth century, narrates the fall from glory of one of China's great aristocratic families. The unabridged edition is currently unavailable.

Specs

Publisher: 
Cheng & Tsui
Publication Date: 
2007
Trim Size: 
5.5 x 8.5
Format: 
Paperback
Pages: 
499pp