Search Results: "Tie Ning"


BOOK REVIEW

THE BATHING WOMEN by Tie Ning
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"Readers most likely to appreciate this book, the author's first to be translated into English, are those with an interest in feminist issues, as well as Chinese culture, politics and history."
While not a generic "romance" novel, this book focuses on the vicissitudes of romantic relationships. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1994

"An important social document, though not consistently successful as a piece of literature."
Noted Chinese novelist Pu Ning recounts in the first person the harrowing trials of Han Wei-tien, arrested in 1951 on charges that he spied for Chiang Kai-shek. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 1999

"The book has a thin degree of sociological interest, but its overwhelming effect is soporific. (13 b&w photos, not seen)"
paper 0-520-21979-1 A bestseller in Japan, where it has gone through more than 40 printings since its was first published in the late '60s, this autobiography of a noted Japanese man of letters will strike many Western readers as serious, well-meaning, and mind-numbingly dull. Read full book review >