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The red chamber

Author: Pauline Chen
Publisher: London : Virago, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An epic reimagining of the Chinese classic "Dream of the Red Chamber" by Cao Xueqin, is set against a backdrop of eighteenth-century Beijing and follows the intersecting lives of three women, including orphaned Daiyu, who becomes tangled in a web of intrigue with ties to the Emperor's Palace.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pauline Chen
ISBN: 9781844087969 1844087964
OCLC Number: 782997901
Description: 1 volume ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Pauline Chen.

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In this lyrical re-imagining of a Chinese classic and set against the breathtaking backdrop of 18th-century Beijing, the lives of three unforgettable women collide in the inner chambers of the Jia  Read more...

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Rarely does a cast of beloved literary figures from another culture and time come alive on the pages of a modern writer's work. Pauline Chen has reimagined the characters from my very favorite novel Read more...

 
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