Books by Francois Cheng

GREEN MOUNTAIN, WHITE CLOUD by Francois Cheng
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2004

"Moments here of fairytale charm, but the air at such high spiritual altitudes may be too rarefied for many Western readers."
Romantic and spiritual love in ancient China occupy this latest (The River Below, 2000, etc.) from the distinguished Chinese author long resident in France. Read full book review >
THE RIVER BELOW by Francois Cheng
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"The River Below has its moments—quite a few, actually—as an account of its protagonist's education and as a symbolic orchestration of its several controlling themes, but it isn't much of a novel."
An ambitious and eloquent, though unfortunately sluggish, novel of ideas—the first from a distinguished art and literary critic—arrives here bearing France's 1998 Prix Femina, among other effusive accolades. Read full book review >