This is a fabulous book which provides tremendous insight into the atrocities confronting women, even today, in China.
I'm so glad I had the chance to read this work.
There are many non-fiction books about China. But this one will haunt you for a while.....so much have been mentioned about the book's content which I shall not dwell on it... Read morePublished 24 days ago by Kimberley Kwek
Very hard to read. The Chinese (culture) tortures its women but they seem to accept it. Some of the practices in the remote countryside are difficult to conceive. Read morePublished 2 months ago by K. Yip
Xinran tells the harrowing stories of several women in China in a clear and sympathetic manner. Her reporting gave me a glimpse of how very difficult it has been for women to have... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Xia H.
Gripping accounts of real women and their lives. It gave me insight to the world that Chinese women have lived.Published 4 months ago by marcia bosworth
Very rarely do I stop 1/2 through a book and say I just can not go on reading this crap. This book is one instance when I have done this. Read morePublished 4 months ago by SH
The writer is excellent. The first story is so interesting that I could not stop reading it . Was very disturbing and I found myself asking could this be true? Read morePublished 7 months ago by Evelyn M.
It open my eyes to what happens in china the women and the daily struggles they are up against a male dominate societyPublished 11 months ago by Alison
I had this book in my library for quite some time before I read it. I regret that I waited so long and ordered another book by this author as soon as I finished it. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Frosty