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The Dream of the Red Chamber – China’s Downton Abbey

‘The Story of the Stone’ by Cao Xueqin is more familiarly called ‘The Dream of the Red Chamber’ (DRC). Written in the mid 18th Century, it is considered one of the four ‘great’ literary works of China. In fact, I … Continue reading

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A Bookworm at The Bookworm

Those of you who know me personally will know that above all other things I am a greedy reader. I am also a fast reader and can munch my way through a book in double-quick time.  When I knew I … Continue reading

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