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Half a Lifelong Romance
by Eileen Chang and Karen S. Kingsbury


Overview - Shanghai, 1930s. Shen Shijun, a young engineer, has fallen in love with his colleague, the beautiful Gu Manzhen. He is determined to resist his family s efforts to match him with his wealthy cousin so that he can marry her. But dark circumstances a lustful brother-in-law, a treacherous sister, a family secret force the two young lovers apart.  Read more...

 
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More About Half a Lifelong Romance by Eileen Chang; Karen S. Kingsbury
 
 
 
Overview
Shanghai, 1930s. Shen Shijun, a young engineer, has fallen in love with his colleague, the beautiful Gu Manzhen. He is determined to resist his family s efforts to match him with his wealthy cousin so that he can marry her. But dark circumstances a lustful brother-in-law, a treacherous sister, a family secret force the two young lovers apart.
As Manzhen and Shijun go on their separate paths, they lose track of one another, and their lives become filled with feints and schemes, missed connections and tragic misunderstandings. At every turn, societal expectations seem to thwart their prospects for happiness. Still, Manzhen and Shijun dare to hold out hope however slim that they might one day meet again. A glamorous, wrenching tale set against the glittering backdrop of an extraordinary city, "Half a Lifelong Romance" is a beloved classic from one of the essential writers of twentieth-century China."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780307387547
  • ISBN-10: 0307387542
  • Publisher: Anchor Books
  • Publish Date: March 2016
  • Page Count: 400

Series: Vintage International

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