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Cao Xueqin (1715–1763)

Teoksen The Golden Days tekijä

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Tekijän teokset

The Golden Days (1791) 1,020 kappaletta
The Crab-Flower Club (1977) 465 kappaletta
The Warning Voice (1980) 399 kappaletta
The Debt of Tears (1982) 356 kappaletta
The Dreamer Wakes (1986) 353 kappaletta
A Dream of Red Mansions, Vol. 1 (1978) 50 kappaletta
Dream of Red Mansions (Vol. II) (1978) 21 kappaletta
SUE¥O EN EL PABELLON ROJO.2 (2010) 10 kappaletta
Silveråldern (2017) 4 kappaletta
红楼梦 3 kappaletta
Hong lou meng (2011) 3 kappaletta
The Dream of Red Mansions (2019) 2 kappaletta
Rêve dans le pavillon rouge (2015) 2 kappaletta
全本红楼梦 (2004) 2 kappaletta
红楼梦 2 kappaletta
Ruĝdoma Sonĝo 1 kappale
紅樓夢 1 kappale
Feng Shui Para Dormir Mejor (2007) 1 kappale
红楼梦 (2009) 1 kappale
脂硯齋重評石頭記 (1991) 1 kappale
红楼梦 (2006) 1 kappale
紅樓夢 (上) (1979) 1 kappale
红楼梦 1 kappale
红楼梦(青少版) (2013) 1 kappale
Sinica 14. Bd 3 (2009) 1 kappale
Sinica 14. Bd 2 (2006) 1 kappale
Sinica 14. Bd 1 (2006) 1 kappale
紅樓夢校注 1 kappale

Associated Works

The Book of Fantasy (1940) — Avustaja — 586 kappaletta

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Story of the Stone, Red Chamber - Read along, Ancient China (lokakuuta 2011)


This was by far my favorite volume of the three I've read so far. Of course, my darling Xi-feng took center stage for most of it (apart from all of those times when she was indisposed), so naturally I was more interested by the events of this book. Yes, I am a Xi-feng apologist, even after what she did to all of those people.
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ejerig | 6 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Oct 25, 2023 |
Xi-feng is my favorite and no one can convince me otherwise. Is she a bit messy? Yes, but I still love her. I think I would absolutely hate her in real life, but in the same way of I'm against my brother but my brother and I are against everyone else (Xi-feng being the proverbial brother in this situation). I also loved Qin-shi but not quite as much, for reasons that I can't possibly share with those who haven't read it. I hope Xi-feng keeps being her bad self in the next volume, which I will soon be embarking on. That being said, I must share a grievance of mine that has more to do with me than the book itself. I found myself in dire need of a family tree pretty much immediately. Why, you ask? Because pretty much every character is related and they're introduced in large batches and they live together so they all blended together. This isn't always a problem for me. Even in One Hundred Years of Solitude, which is arguably worse because it actually has characters with identical names, even sometimes over ten characters with the same name running around at the same time, I had no problems because I had a family tree going into it. I did not have a similar aide for this one, however. I spent several hundred pages ruminating on my inability to keep characters straight. Who were Qin-shi's in-laws? And she was married to Jia Rong, I think? Where did Jia Zheng/Zhen/Qiang/Lian/Lan (seriously, I could keep going on) come into this? I was at the point where I was even considering making a family tree of my own. Then, when I was about 500 pages in (yes, 500 out of the 520ish that are actual text and not appendices) I put my book down upside down to help a patron at work and I spotted something on the back cover, which I had neglected to read. Friends, there was a family tree in the back of the book the whole time, and it said that very clearly under the blurb on the back cover. It always comes back to smarter not harder, I suppose. A masterpiece overall. Much saucier than one would expect, yet at the same time philosophical. I especially enjoyed the tags at the end of the chapters which encouraged the reader to read on. As someone who tries to read a minimum amount each day and often doesn't read extra, this was the support I needed.… (lisätietoja)
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ejerig | 14 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Oct 25, 2023 |
Why do all of these young people have such weak constitutions?Yes, this volume does center around their poetry club, but there are tons of intriguing (and frankly, simply insane) things that happen as well. Also Xi-Feng, my darling, gets a lot of undeserved flak in this one, but also sometimes she deserves it, so I'll give them that one. I've decided we would be friends and not enemies, but only because I know never to talk to her about money!5/5, I wish I lived in the garden.
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ejerig | 5 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Oct 25, 2023 |
Unsurprisingly, it gets a lot more exciting when things start falling apart for the Jias. I still think everyone is too hard on Xi-feng. For one, she's sick all the time and no one else can do her job properly. She also has the gall to make the hard decisions and be a snake when no one else will.
But also how could they just let Dai-yu die alone and act all shocked about it? Everyone knew she was dying and they specifically avoided her anyway.
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ejerig | 4 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Oct 25, 2023 |



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