REVIEW QUOTES: PRAISE FOR THE GOOD EARTH
“[Buck] did for the working people of twentieth-century China something of what Dickens had done for London’s nineteenth-century poor.” —Hilary Spurling, author of Pearl Buck in China
“One need never have lived in China or know anything about the Chinese to understand [The Good Earth] or respond to its appeal.” —Boston Evening Transcript
“One of the most important and revealing novels of our time.” —Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
“A comment upon the meaning and tragedy of life as it is lived in any age in any quarter of the globe.” —The New York Times
Forty years after it was finished, the last work by Nobel Prize–winning novelist Pearl S. Buck has been discovered.