"Li is Mao's Boswell" Irish Times "A unique political and historical autobiography of inestimable worth, an astounding chronicle of human weakness, political intrigue and corruption and the near destruction of a great nation by a great ego" -- Martin Booth "One of the most vivid descriptions of a dictator ever written" The Times "A classic ... I see Dr. Li as the Tacitus of modern China" -- Hugh Trevor-Roper --This text refers to the Digital edition.
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Chinese --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Is it a memoir or historical fiction? A very easy look into China under Chairman Mao.Published 1 day ago by Keith Reynolds
I bought the Chinese version of this book in 1995 without knowing the stories behind the all the excitements. Read morePublished 6 days ago by bookwm
EXCELLENT! Most thorough and revealing account of any of China's great leaders. A must read for those interest in world affairs, Asia, and especially, Mao.Published 1 month ago by Robert M. Hanselman
What a swine that man was! Killed more than Hitler, Pol Pot or Steve and Idy Amin.Published 3 months ago by Thomas J. Bradley
A cross between a biography and a auto biography and endlessly fascinating. I have read quite a few books on China, many good and a few not so good, but is one of the best.Published 6 months ago by David Wallace
this is great read. The author is a credible source of insider info about Mao's lifestyle. You could learn a lot about what kind of person Mao is from the book, and how Chinese... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Andrew M.H. Siu