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Famous Chinese Short Stories (Everyman Paperbacks), Lin Yutang (retold by)

Author Name    Lin Yutang (retold by)

Title   Famous Chinese Short Stories (Everyman Paperbacks)

Binding   Soft Cover

Book Condition   Good

Edition   1st Edition

Size   12mo

Publisher   UK Everyman 1983

ISBN Number    0460013297 / 9780460013291

Seller ID   057227

299 browning pages with 20 famous Chinese short stories. This volume contains 20 of the best and most famous Chinese tales ever told - tales of adventure, of the supernatural and of love, tales satirical and humorous. Half the stories selected come from the Tang period, the golden age of the literary tale, which opened up a world of magic, chivalry, war and romance. Some of the ?nest stories from the Sung period are also included, as well as three of the best Ching tales, all by Pu Sung-ling. Each story has been chosen for its universal appeal, and retold here by Lin Yutang in the true tradition of Chinese storytelling. Cover illustration shows The Emperor Ming-huang's Journey to Shu'. Detail from a hanging scroll. Ink and colours on silk. Palace Museum Collection Taichung. This is a browning book due to age.

Price = 14.00 AUD


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