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Wild Swans

Wild Swans

Author(s): Jung Chan

Location(s): China

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 20th Century

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Through the story of three generations of women in her own family – the grandmother given to the warlord as a concubine, the Communist mother and the daughter herself – Jung Chang reveals the epic history of China’s twentieth century.

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‘Everything about Wild Swans is extraordinary. It arouses all the emotions, such as pity and terror, that great tragedy is supposed to evoke, and also a complex mixture of admiration, despair and delight at...

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