The Chinese Fairy Book

The Chinese Fairy Book This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers You may find it for free on the web Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery

  • Title: The Chinese Fairy Book
  • Author: Richard Wilhelm Frederick H. Martens
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 347
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers You may find it for free on the web Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

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    1. This has been so far one of the most disappointing books I read in 2014.I usually really like traditional Chinese fairy tales and short stories, but I have yet to get to know a book that has been so carelessly translated like this one. It has probably been translated directly from Cantonese to English, hence the non-use of the default name translation. I would like to say that the translation problems are not so bad, but when it affect the storytelling, I consider it a big issue. Depending on th [...]

    2. I got this for a quarter at recess from the bin at my middle school library. Also got a copy of 20,000 Leagues that way that I'm no longer able to find. This is an easy read, enjoyable, and I'd let anyone borrow, if used gently.

    3. Last time, I read a Chinese Fairy Tale named Nightingale to them, and they liked it a lot. They told me they liked Chinese stories very much. So I decided to bring a Chinese Fairy Tale collections to read to them next time. In this book, there are lots of famous fairy tales in China. It is a pretty good collection. I will read to them and also explain the background knowledge to them. Since China has a long history, the stories are always mysterious and acttractive to people. In this book, there [...]

    4. The book actually contains 74 short stories divided into several categories.I really like most of the stories.You can read complete set of stories free online using following link.The Chinese Fairy Book - Chinese Folktales - shortstories

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