16749 THE GOLDEN LOTUS. A Translation, from the Chinese original of the novel Chin P’ing Mei.
Routledge Kegan Paul, London,1972.
Four Volumes. Translated by Clement Egerton. pp.xx + 387. pp.viii + 376, pp.viii + 385, pp.viii + 375. Fine copies in Fine dustwrappers.
Pearl Buck called this “The Greatest novel of physical love which China has produced” It was first published in England in 1939.It is now published unexpurgated giving for the first time a complete and full translation in English. The Golden Lotus is a picture of family life in a polygamous household, told with an extreme frankness and wealth of detail.
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