Wild Swans : Three Daughters of China

 795.00

Few books have had such an impact as Wild Swans: a popular bestseller and a critically acclaimed history of China that opened up the country to the world.

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

Breathtaking in its scope, unforgettable in its descriptions, this is a masterpiece which is extraordinary in every way.

“Mesmerising. Like all great stories of survival, it is ultimately an uplifting book’ –ANTONIA FRASER, THE TIMES

“Wild Swans made me feel like a five-year-old. This is a family memoir that has the breadth of the most enduring social history’ –MARTIN AMIS, INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY

‘An inspiring tale of women who survived every kind of hardship, deprivation and political upheaval with their humanity intact’ –HILLARY CLINTON, OPRAH MAGAZIN

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Few books have had such an impact as Wild Swans: a popular bestseller and a critically acclaimed history of China that opened up the country to the world.

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

Breathtaking in its scope, unforgettable in its descriptions, this is a masterpiece which is extraordinary in every way.

“Mesmerising. Like all great stories of survival, it is ultimately an uplifting book’ –ANTONIA FRASER, THE TIMES

“Wild Swans made me feel like a five-year-old. This is a family memoir that has the breadth of the most enduring social history’ –MARTIN AMIS, INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY

‘An inspiring tale of women who survived every kind of hardship, deprivation and political upheaval with their humanity intact’ –HILLARY CLINTON, OPRAH MAGAZIN

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9780007463404

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