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The dream of the red chamber by Xueqin Cao

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Published by Penguin in London, New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

ContributionsDavid Hawkes (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7362282M
ISBN 100146001761
ISBN 109780146001765
OCLC/WorldCa34914599

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  Hung Lou Meng, or, the Dream of the Red Chamber, a Chinese Novel, Book I by Cao. No cover available. One of China's Four Great Classical Novels, "The Dream of the Red Chamber" is perhaps the greatest novel written in the Chinese vernacular. Its authorship is attributed to Cao Xueqin, who lived sometime from the early to mid-eighteenth century. Little is known of Cao Xueqin, except from what was passed down from his contemporaries and friends.3/5(15).   The Story of the Stone (or Dream of the Red Chamber), a Chinese novel by Cao Xueqin and continued by Gao E, tells of an amazing garden, of a young man's choice between two beautiful women, of his journey toward /5(5). The Dream of the Red Chamber (also known as The Story of the Stone) is one of the Four Great Classical Novels of China, and considered the greatest of them all. Almost 40 main characters and some minor characters tell the fortunes of the Chia family; the book details mainly the life of Chia Pao-yü, the heir apparent, who is described as very intelligent, but also as carefree .