Six Records of a Floating Life download free [PDF and Ebook] by Shen Fu

Six Records of a Floating Life download free [PDF and Ebook] by Shen Fu year 1983
  • Book name: Six Records of a Floating Life
  • Author: Shen Fu
  • Release date: 1983/7/11
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Biography
  • ISBN: 9780140444292
  • Rating: 7.72 of 10
  • Votes: 858
  • Review by: Kate Skelton
  • Review rating: 9.44 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/5
  • Total pages: 176
  • Includes a PDF summary of 17 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Six Records of a Floating Life (1809) is an extraordinary blend of autobiography, love story and social document written by a man who was educated as a scholar but earned his living as a civil servant and art dealer. In this intimate memoir, Shen Fu recounts the domestic and romantic joys of his marriage to Yun, the beautiful and artistic girl he fell in love with as a child. He also describes other incidents of his life, including how his beloved wife obtained a courtesan for him and reflects on his travels through China. Shen Fu's exquisite memoir shows six parallel 'layers' of one man's life, loves and career, with revealing glimpses into Chinese society of the Ch'ing Dynasty.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 12H1M36S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Memoirs, Modern History To 20th Century: C 1700 To C 1900, Asian History
  • Available formats: LRF, EPUB, TXT, PDF, WORD, TCR, DOC, AZW3. Compressed in ZIP, RAR, CPIO, EML
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 10.04 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x10mm
  • Weight: 134g
  • Printed by: PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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