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"Recent" Chinese History through Novels


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Initial post: Jun 18, 2012 6:16:19 AM PDT
GT says:
Not all of these are historical fiction. Recommendations welcome.

1. 1200s: The Conqueror series by Conn Iggulden (Mongol Empire)
2. 1400s: The Examination by Malcolm Bosse (Ming Dynasty)
3. 1600s: Peony in Love by Lisa See (Qing Dynasty)
4. 1800s: Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
5. 1800s: Tai-Pan by James Clavell
6. 1800s: Empress Orchid by Anchee Min
7. 1800s: The Last Empress by Anchee Min
8. 1900s: Wild Swans by Jung Chang (non-fiction)
9. 1920s: The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
10. 1930s: The Girl Who Played Go by Shan Sa
11. 1930s: The Flowers of War by Geling Yan
12. 1940s: Empire of the Sun by J.G. Ballard
13. 1940s: Red Sorghum by Mo Yan
14. 1940s: Seven Years in Tibet by Heinrich Harrer
15. 1950s: Sky Burial: An Epic Love Story of Tibet by Xinran
16. 1950s: Dreams of Joy by Lisa See
17. 1970s: Wild Ginger by Anchee Min
18. 1980s: The Garlic Ballads by Mo Yan

Posted on Jun 18, 2012 9:47:59 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jun 18, 2012 9:49:23 AM PDT
Yankee Mandarin by James Lande is set in the mid-1800s during the Second China War and the Taiping Rebellion Yankee Mandarin.

The Sand Pebbles by Richard McKenna is set in the early 1900s during the post-Imperial warlord era The Sand Pebbles (Bluejacket Books)

Man's fate by Andres Malraux is set in the 1920s during the struggle for Shanghai between the KMT and the nascent CCP Man's Fate (La Condition Humaine)

A Single Pebble is John Herseys classic tale of the clash between Americans and Chinese in the backwaters of 1920s China A Single Pebble

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 5, 2012 6:43:03 PM PDT
J. Nelson says:
THE WARLORD by Malcolm Bosse
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