Three Daughters of Madame Liang

(Oriental Novels of Pearl S. Buck)

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After her husband takes a concubine, Madame Liang sets out on her own, starting an upscale restaurant and sending her daughters to America to be educated. At the restaurant, the leaders of the People's Republic wine and dine and Madame Liang mu

After her husband takes a concubine, Madame Liang sets out on her own, starting an upscale restaurant and sending her daughters to America to be educated. At the restaurant, the leaders of the People's Republic wine and dine and Madame Liang must keep a low profile for her daughters' sake.

Soon her two eldest daughters are called back to serve the People's Republic. Her oldest daughter, Grace, now a doctor, finds meaning through her work. Things are not as easy for her daughter Mercy, a musician who is not in demand in the People's Republic, nor for her new husband who she has brought back to China with her.

Watching her two daughters grow apart and knowing that her youngest daughter will never return, Madame Liang must also face the challenges The Cultural Revolution, and how to keep herself and the restaurant, alive.

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Ha scritto il 22/10/14
Sinceramente me aburrió un poco. La descripción de la revolución cultural china, así como de la transición que los chinos tuvieron que hacer, es muy amplia y muy descriptiva, pero la trama no te atrapa en ningún momento.
Ha scritto il 06/08/13
dopo aver letto LA BUONA TERRA della stessa autrice, che mi aveva appassionato, ho scelto di immergermi nuovamente in "atmosfere cinesi". Tuttavia questo romanzo non ha la malinconica poesia del capolavoro della Buck, e preferisce concentrarsi sullo ...Continua

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