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Chinese journey by Gun Kessle

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English


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StatementPhotographs by Gun Kessle ; text by Jan Myrdal.
ContributionsMyrdal, Jan.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19791747M

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Journey to the West (Chinese: 西遊記; pinyin: Xī Yóu Jì) is a Chinese novel published in the 16th century during the Ming dynasty and attributed to Wu Cheng' is one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese has been described as arguably the most popular literary work in East Asia. Arthur Waley's popular abridged translation, Monkey, is well known in Author: Wu Cheng'en. Chinese journey. [Jan Myrdal; Gun Kessle] -- "The aim of this book is an extension of 'Report from a Chinese Village;' to show what life is like in China today; to show through the lives of the common people what Chinese Communism is all. Journey to the West is a famous Chinese mythology novel, which has a profound influence on the culture of the whole Asian region. The whole book probably tells about a team composed of humans, monkey monsters, pig demon, and Kappa/5. OCLC Number: Notes: "BP "--Spine. Description: pages: illustrations ; 26 cm. Series Title: Beacon paperbacks, Other Titles: Chinese journey, a.

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