The Promise MOBI ¸ Hardcover

[Read] ➵ The Promise By Xinran – Opel-rallye.de When I had finished the old lady spoke softly It takes great strength to open such a heavy doorAt the start of the twentieth century in China the Hans were married in an elaborate ceremony before theyWhen I had finished the old lady spoke softly It takes great strength to open such a heavy doorAt the start of the twentieth century in China the Hans were married in an elaborate ceremony before they were even born While their love was arranged by their families this couple had much to be grateful for Not only did they come from similar backgrounds and as such were recognised as a good match they also had a shared passion in their deep love of ancient Chinese poetry They went on to have nine children and chose colours portrayed in some of their favourite poems as nicknames for them Red Cyan Orange Yel.

Low Green Ginger Violet Blue and Rainbow Fate and the sweep of twentieth century history would later divide these children into three groups three went to America or Hong Kong to protect the family line from the communists three were married to revolutionaries having come of age as China turned red while three were met tragically with early deathsWith her trademark wisdom and warmth Xinran describes the lives and loves of this extraordinary family over four generations What emerges is not only a moving beautifully written and engaging story of four people and their lives but a crucial portrait of socia.

promise ebok The Promise PDF/EPUBLow Green Ginger Violet Blue and Rainbow Fate and the sweep of twentieth century history would later divide these children into three groups three went to America or Hong Kong to protect the family line from the communists three were married to revolutionaries having come of age as China turned red while three were met tragically with early deathsWith her trademark wisdom and warmth Xinran describes the lives and loves of this extraordinary family over four generations What emerges is not only a moving beautifully written and engaging story of four people and their lives but a crucial portrait of socia.

The Promise MOBI ¸ Hardcover

The Promise MOBI ¸ Hardcover Xue Xinran who usually writes as simply Xinran was a radio broadcaster in China before moving to Great Britain and beginning to publish books She currently writes as a columnist

9 thoughts on “The Promise

  1. Charlie Corn Charlie Corn says:

    The Promise MOBI ¸ Hardcover promise ebok, The Promise PDF/EPUBXinran’s latest is a labour of love She has worked on it since spring 2013 since when several of its subjects have died as well as her husband legendary literary agent Toby Eady who is memorialised in the foreword and afterword and occasionally in the narrative Xinran’s heart is on every page as is her love – for her husband for women and for Chinese women in particular who have b


  2. Annette Jordan Annette Jordan says:

    The Promise MOBI ¸ Hardcover promise ebok, The Promise PDF/EPUBThe Promise is a powerful account of social change in China told through the relationships and marriages of four generations of women from one family From the traditional arranged marriages that still prevailed at the start of the twentieth century to today's online dating and virtual relationships these women's stories reflect the political cultural and social changes that have rocked the country and totally transformed it Xinran brings her trademark style and uses her considerable interview skills to draw these women out in a way that makes them comfortable enough to discuss the most private and personal aspects of their lives Through the lens of their very human experiences the reader is given a new perspective on history and the realities faced by t


  3. Tilly Fitzgerald Tilly Fitzgerald says:

    The Promise MOBI ¸ Hardcover promise ebok, The Promise PDF/EPUBThis book opened my eyes and broke my heart in equal measure When I first started reading I wondered why I had requested a


  4. Tilly Fitzgerald Tilly Fitzgerald says:

    The Promise MOBI ¸ Hardcover promise ebok, The Promise PDF/EPUBThis book opened my eyes and broke my heart in equal measure When I first started reading I wondered why I had requested a


  5. Melissa Williams Melissa Williams says:

    The Promise MOBI ¸ Hardcover promise ebok, The Promise PDF/EPUBThis book has given me a deeper understanding of Chinese history through the eyes of women Xinran interviews three generations of women We hear about how these women loved and were loved or loved and who were not loved from the Warlord Era to the present I was glad to have read a couple books of Chinese history before I read this as there were many different political movements within the time frame of this book Xinran is a compassionate interviewer and I would like to read of her books


  6. Wej Wej says:

    The Promise MOBI ¸ Hardcover promise ebok, The Promise PDF/EPUBThe book describes how the concept of love evolved in China It follows the lives of several women belonging to the same family who lived in different times of the 20th century Xinran shows how the history of China impacted the love lives of people during the turbulent times Stories told by the main


  7. Emma Nelson Emma Nelson says:

    The Promise MOBI ¸ Hardcover promise ebok, The Promise PDF/EPUBThe Promise gives an insight into the China we rarely hear about Exploring the relationships through four generations of women Xinran Xue provides a deep and yet richly narrated non fiction text which details love heartbreak relationships and revolutionIt was at times hard to read very emotional and rawI really enjoyed The Promise it was enlightening and informative


  8. Karen Karen says:

    The Promise MOBI ¸ Hardcover promise ebok, The Promise PDF/EPUBRead this book if you travel to China and you’ll be questioning every relationship you see OMG the last chapter is chilling


  9. Wendy Wendy says:

    The Promise MOBI ¸ Hardcover promise ebok, The Promise PDF/EPUBI was thrilled to receive the ARC of this book because Chinese social issues are at the core of my interests And it was fantasticThe Promise is an intimate study of love and family through the story of one Chinese family throughout the twentieth century The ideas on love and marriage of the three generations are drastically different The exploration of what the concept of love and family tr


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