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This book was a fun and interesting read. I also learned a lot about the Chinese cultural revolution which was really eye opening for me. I recommend it!Published 17 days ago by Amazon Customer
Entertaining enough but a bit too obviously written to sell. The author is self-aggrandizing and doesn't have much to say about the human concerns of people in the story, except... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Frank
I like it very much. Interesting in Chinese cultural revolution. Fan shen is a good writer to be read. OkPublished 16 months ago by kclee111
So many people have no idea what really happened in China during the Cultural Revolution. This book will blow your mind. Read it.Published 17 months ago by Brightaway
The book was slow at times, but a page turner at some parts. It's a fascinating story about a man's struggle during the Chinese Revolution. Read morePublished on June 10, 2013 by Amber McCollum
Once you start this book, you will finish in one sitting. Won't be able to put it down. The historical parallels between the communist revolution in China and the mob protests of... Read morePublished on February 11, 2013 by DNYC
It is always informative to get the perspective of a former "insider" who has escaped from such a terrible time. This book, though a little long at times. is well wort the read.Published on October 10, 2012 by H.G.Winter
Very entertaining story. Mr Shen's book provides a wealth of information about what the Cultural Revolution was like to the Chinese people and his story is well told. Read morePublished on February 27, 2012 by Amazon Customer