The Book of Change
Book of Change by Eileen Chang
Book DescriptionThis story is about a young girl who traveled from Shanghai to Hong Kong to attend a university, which is transparently Hong Kong University. In the midst of her studies, the Second World War broke out and Hong Kong fell to the Japanese army. The novel ends with the girl returning to Shanghai.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9789888028207
Classification: Historical fiction
Format: Paperback (212mm x 137mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Hong Kong University Press
Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
Publish Date: 15-Jul-2010
Country of Publication: Hong Kong
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Author Biography - Eileen Chang
Eileen Chang is now recognized as one of the greatest modern Chinese writers, though she was completely erased from official histories in mainland China at one time. She was the most popular writer in Japanese-occupied Shanghai during World War II, with English and Chinese stories focusing on human frailties rather than nationalist propaganda. For her non-committal politics and idiosyncrasies, she was boycotted by fellow writers after the war and forced to the margins of literary respectability.
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