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A new translation and abridgement of one of the four classical Chinese novels - an epic story of warring factions in the era of China's Han dynastyWritten more than six centuries ago and still read by millions throughtout Asia today, The Romance of Three Kingdoms is an epic Chinese novel set during the Han dynasty that dramatizes the lives of feudal lords and their retainers, recounting their personal and military battles, intrigues, and struggles to achieve dominance for almost 100 years. Part historical record and part legend, the novel covers the turbulent final years of the Han dynasty when China broke into three competing kingdoms, and delves into the politics of war, power, and diplomacy, causing it to be viewed not just as a great work of literature, but also as a guide for success in business and leadership. The most famous historical novel in China, it has inspired countless adaptations worldwide and remains one of the most beloved works of East Asian literature.
Number of Pages: 617
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Classics, Historical
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Book theme: General
Author: Guanzhong Luo
Street Date: September 11, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-1140
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