The Good Earth by Pearl Buck
reviewed by Lintaro
The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck, is a captivating book about a Chinese peasant named Wang Lung who has to deal with the rigors of life such as famine and death while also having to deal with the vast social upheaval China experienced during the last century. It portrays life in its tragedy, poverty, wealth, and happiness. It focuses on family and conflict, making it very realistic.
Librarian's note: A critical essay by an Asian Studies scholar.Posted by library at December 10, 2014 03:37 PM