Tag Archives: Cultural Revolution

Book Review: Naked Earth

Chang, Eileen New York Review Books, 2015 edition of 1958 original A group of young party activists descend on a small village in rural China to assist with Land Reform in the wake of the revolution.  For most it is … Continue reading

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Book Review – Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress Sijie, Dai Anchor, 2001 Having just finished reading To the Storm I was in a mood to keep with the Cultural Revolution theme, and this was the book which came to hand. Unlike To … Continue reading

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Book Review – To the Storm

To the Storm Daiyun, Yue with Wakema, Carolyn University of California Press, 1985 Subtitled “The Odyssey of a Revolutionary Chinese Woman” this marvel of a find at Half Price Books outlet (first paperback edition from 1987, in perfectly new condition) … Continue reading

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