Stories from a Ming Collection: The Art of the Chinese Story-Teller

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Grove Weidenfeld
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0802150314
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Regular item
Year
1958
Description

A selection of six tradtional oral stories dating back from China's T'ang and Ming dynasties. Stories include:

The Pearl-Sewn Shirt: A cautionary romance describing the tragedy of a broken marriage

Wine and Dumplings: A heroic biography that which depicts a neglected man of high worth, who gradually recieves recognition

The Canary Murders: A forerunner of the detective story