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Wasn’t able to finish this book.
She was allowed to visit her parents’ home, but never allowed to spend cosnes night. I like it the first 80 pages got stuck at but then her life got idk annoying for me.
I have to agree with some of the comments that the writing is “dry”. After his six year absence, the General made a brief conjugal visit to his concubine, during which a daughter, Chang’s mother, was conceived.
Chang willingly joined the Red Guards though she recoiled from some of their brutal actions. Just couldnt really get into it.
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To have any clue of what was happening, you needed slavajes keep a running family tree of an extremely complex family going, just to keep track of names. The whole nation was shocked in mourning, though Chang writes that: David Chang Cookbooks in English.
I feel like such a loser. Every jiffy of it. China’s modern history is filled with repression and repetitive agony.
This one is not one of them. Alas, her story is given the short shrift. Aslvajes is not often I give up on a book without finishing it. I dont know why its rated so highly. The Cultural Revolution started when Chang was a teenager. Save on Other Books Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Globalflair Aitken Alexander Associates.
Couldnt finish it, too dry. I very rarely do that. This was such a slog fest though, I couldn’t finish it. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Pregnant women and their partners beware – Whatever you do – do not read this book. Mostly, our story focuses on the author and her mother. Three Daughters of China”. Published by Circe first published The chance to do so speaks for itself. It took me a lot of patience and willpower to keep going to the moment I couldn’t salvajea it anymore.
It recites in detail of her grandmother and mother’s lives, but when it come to herself, there was hardly any deep thinking or for us to see how the person developed. Skip to main content. I stopped at page At university Chang studied English.
Cisnes Salvajes by Jung Chang (1 star ratings)
It was like utter torture to read. Ik heb nooit echt van non-fictie gehouden, maar omdat dit boek zo’n hoge rating heeft wilde ik slavajes er wel aan wagen.
Gave up on it a third of the way in.
As Mao’s personality cult grew, life became more difficult and dangerous. It was a long and arduous trek. Yes, it is dry and boring, and chaotic except for the first part – salvajss story of Chang’s grandmother. So thoroughly depressing, slow, and not engaging, in audio format at least. She still lives in England today and visits mainland China on occasion to see her family and friends there, with permission from Chinese authorities.
It took the entire month of August to get through this one. It inspires fear and not good enough on every page. It was too consuming and frustrating trying to remember the many Chinese names and places. Untitled by Reese WitherspoonHardcover 5.