For more than a century and a half, Dream of the Red Chamber has been recognized in China as the greatest of its novels, a Chinese Romeo-and-Juliet love story and a portrait of one of the world's great civilizations. Chi-chen Wang's translation is skillful, accurate and fascinating.
About the Author
Tsao Hsueh-Chin was a Chinese writer who lived and worked during the 18th century. Hsueh-Chin is the author of Dream of the Red Chamber and A Dream of the Red Mansions.