Binu and The Great Wall: The Myth of Meng (Myths, The)

Binu and The Great Wall: The Myth of Meng (Myths, The)


From the writer of the foreign hit Raise the purple Lantern comes a stunning reimagining of the parable of the woman whose tears collapsed the good Wall—the seminal delusion in chinese language tradition. Su Tong is China’s such a lot provocative younger author. Binu and the good Wall is spellbinding and shocking—a journey de strength from an artist referred to as “a author to observe” through Kirkus Reviews and “a actual literary expertise” by means of Anchee Min. In Peach village, crying is forbidden. yet as a baby, Binu by no means discovered to conceal her tears. refrained from through the villagers, she confronted a bleak destiny till she met Qiliang, an orphan who provided her his hand in marriage. Then, sooner or later, Qiliang disappears. Binu learns that he has been transported countless numbers of miles and compelled to hard work on a undertaking of terrifying ambition and scale—the development of the good Wall. Binu is decided to discover and shop her husband. encouraged via her love, she units out on a rare trip towards nice Swallow Mountain with just a blind frog for corporation. What follows is an unforgettable tale of ardour, complication, and magical adventure.

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