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The Story of the Stone, or The Dream of the Red Chamber, Vol. 1

The Golden Days

Cao Xueqin

"The Story of the Stone" (c. 1760) is one of the greatest novels of Chinese literature. The first part of the story, The Golden Days, begins the tale of Bao-yu, a gentle young boy who prefers girls to Confucian studies, and his two cousins: Bao-chai, his parents' choice of a wife for him, and the ethereal beauty Dai-yu. Through the changing fortune...
Publish Date
1974
March 30
First Published in 1791
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4.22
ISBN
8601300101316
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