The Story of the Stone
A Paperback edition by Cao Xueqin in English, Chinese and Chinese (Dec 13, 1973)
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Short Description: The Story of the Stone (c. 1760), also known by the title of The Dream of the Red Chamber, is the great novel of manners in Chinese literature. ... Read more
The Story of the Stone (c. 1760), also known by the title of The Dream of the Red Chamber, is the great novel of manners in Chinese literature.
Divided into five volumes, The Story of the Stone charts the glory and decline of the illustrious Jia family. This novel re-creates the ritualized hurly-burly of Chinese family life that would otherwise be lost and infuses it with affirming Buddhist belief.
For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
The Story of the Stone Paperback edition by Cao Xueqin
- Cao Xueqin
- The Story of the Stone, Penguin Classics
- Penguin Books Ltd , Penguin Classics
- Publication date
- Dec 13, 1973
- Product dimensions
- 133 x 200 x 25mm