Shanghai Express: A Thirties Novel
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232pp. May 1997
Shanghai Express: A Thirties Novel
Author: Zhang Henshui; Translator: Lyell, William;
In this suspenseful tale of seduction and deception, a wealthy banker is smitten by an alluring young woman while traveling aboard the express train from Beijing to Shanghai. A consummate storyteller and one of the most popular novelists of his day, Zhang
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"In Shanghai Express Zhang Henshui used a recurring theme in traditional Chinese literature: love between an honest, credulous man and a sly woman.... [But] he replaced the moral message of the traditional story—that young men should not fall in
Author: Zhang Henshui; Translator: Lyell, William;
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