The Besieged City (Abridged Version with 3 Tapes)


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The Besieged City (Abridged Version with 3 Tapes)







Author: Qian Zhongshu
Order No. 15270
ISBN-13: 9787800522413
ISBN-10: 7800522415
Binding: Paperback
Publisher: Sinolingua Press
Pub Year: 1994
Pages: 198
Language: Chinese and English
Size: 4 x 7
Price: $24.00




Intended for students of Chinese, this is an abridged version of the novel by noted writer, scholar and classical Chinese expert, Qian Zhongshu. Maintaining the plot true to the original, this abridged version represents approximately 15% of the original 230,000 Chinese characters. With notes, vocabulary and questions after each of the 12 chapters.




The story: With hero Fang Hongjian as the subject, the novel depicts the wretched and humdrum life of some intellectuals in a morbid society during the war against Japan. Lacking in motivation and ideals they seem locked in a besieged city unable to free themselves.


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Weight 1 lbs