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The China lover

a novel

by Ian Buruma

  • 41 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by The Penguin Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Actresses -- Japan -- Fiction,
  • Japan -- History -- Allied occupation, 1945-1952 -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIan Buruma.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9130.9.B87 C48 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16800042M
    ISBN 109781594201943
    LC Control Number2008018201

    The China Lover by Ian Buruma. Penguin Publishing Group, Hardcover. As New. Disclaimer:An apparently unread copy in perfect condition. Dust cover is intact; pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read . THE BOOKS The China Lovers. John Byron's first book was The China Lovers, which was a detective story set in the Beijing of the early s, and which set out to describe the complex bureaucratic rivalries that were emerging in a society in which the ways of the Communist Party were being challenged by the policy of economic reform, and by the renaissance of a long-suppressed Chinese passion.

      The China Lover by Ian Buruma, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). The inspiring story of one man's love for God and his unflinching commitment to present the Gospel of Christ to the Chinese. This book recounts the thrilling story of Hudson Taylor and the eventual formation of the China Inland Mission/5.

      From Shanghai before and during the Second World War to U.S. occupied Tokyo, and, finally, to the Middle East in the early s, Ian Buruma's masterful novel about the intoxicating power of collective fantasy follows three star-struck men driven to extraordinary acts by their devotion to the same legendary woman. A beautiful Japanese girl born in Manchuria, Yamaguchi Yoshiko is known as Ri. Get this from a library! China Lover, the. [Ian Buruma] -- When Sidney Vanoven is sent to occupied Japan, in the immediate aftermath of the Second World War, it is his dream posting. By day, he works in the censor's office watching Japanese films; at night.


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The China Lover is both luminously written and imbued with the insights and erudition that have made Ian Buruma one of the most respected writers on modern Asia/5(19). Ian Buruma is the author of several books, including A Tokyo Romance, Their Promised Land, Year Zero, The China Lover, Murder in Amsterdam, Occidentalism, God's Dust, Behind the Mask, The Wages of Guilt, Bad Elements, and Taming the Gods/5(19).

The China Lover. A transfixing portrait of a woman and a nation eagerly burying the past to transform the future. In his enthralling new novel, Ian Buruma uses the life of the starlet Yamaguchi Yoshiko as a lens through which to understand the lure of erotic fantasies in the conquest of nations/5.

Far The China lover book daring and truthful than any of her other novels, The North China Lover is a fascinating retelling of the dramatic experiences of Durass /5. Marguerite Duras (–) was one of France’s most important literary figures. She is the author of such acclaimed novels as The Lover, The Ravishing of Lol Stein, and The Sailor from Gibraltar and wrote the screenplay for Hiroshima Mon by: 6.

About The China Lover From Shanghai before and during the Second World War to The China lover book. occupied Tokyo, and, finally, to the Middle East in the early s, Ian Buruma’s masterful novel about the intoxicating power of collective fantasy follows three star-struck men driven to extraordinary acts by their devotion to the same legendary woman.

I loved "The China Lover", which I had the good luck to read in advance of publication. The book is a vividly imagined account of an episode in far eastern history quite unknown to most western readers, a subtle and haunting commentary on the relation between life, literature and film, the work of a writer of unique range and astonishing erudition/5(5).

Yamaguchi’s protean career forms the narrative thread of Ian Buruma’s evocative novel, “The China Lover,” which spans roughly 50 years of Author: Joshua Hammer. An international best-seller with more than one million copies in print and a winner of France’s Prix Goncourt, The Lover has been acclaimed by critics all over the world since its first publication in Set in the prewar Indochina of Marguerite Duras’s childhood, this is the haunting tale of a tumultuous affair between an adolescent French girl and her Chinese lover/5().

Review: The China Lover by Ian BurumaJem Poster follows the fluctuating fortunes of a star of the Chinese film industry.

The China Lover is both luminously written and imbued with the insights and erudition that have made Ian Buruma one of the most respected writers on modern Asia. 我来说两句 Penguin Books 版. An enigmatic real-life Sino-Japanese film star, Ri Koran, remains a cipher after three self-absorbed narrators fail to illuminate her, in the latest from Buruma (Journalism/Bard Coll.; Murder in Amsterdam,etc.).

Buruma has written nonfiction works on China, Japan and jihadism. Duras retaliated with  The North China Lover  as a way of reclaiming her story, she said. In  The North China Lover, the reader hears the sound of coins clinking in the background. The girl admits to her lover: “On the ferry I saw you covered in gold, in a black car made of gold, with shoes made of gold.

The China Lovers Paperback – January 1, by David Bonavia & John Byron (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, "Please retry" Author: David Bonavia & John Byron. The China Lover reveals the catastrophic results when theater and politics blend in a lethal manner. In her earliest days Ri Koran a Japanese girl, born in Manchuria, who sang and acted in Japanese and Chinese was forced to keep her Japanese identity a secret, to become a Manchurian singer and movie star playing Chinese beauties who fell in.

The China Lover is an extraordinary novel, brilliantly imagined and utterly convincing This is a novel that demands to be read.' Lesley Downer, author of The Last Concubine" Book Description.

Ian Buruma's epic novel is the richly imagined story of one woman's struggle to survive in the face of war and occupation in the Far East during the 4/5(15). Marguerite Duras () was one of France's most important literary figures. She is the author of such acclaimed novels as The Lover, The Ravishing of Lol Stein, and The Sailor from Gibraltarand wrote the screenplay for Hiroshima Mon Amour.5/5(1).

Far more daring and truthful than any of her other novels, The North China Lover is a fascinating retelling of the dramatic experiences of Duras’s adolescence that shaped her most famous work. Initially conceived as notes toward a screenplay for The Lover, this later novel, written toward the end of her life, emphasizes the tougher aspects of her youth in Indochina and.

The China Lover 作者: Buruma, Ian 出版社: Penguin Books 出版年: 页数: 定价: $ 装帧: Paperback ISBN: 豆瓣评分Author: Buruma, Ian. In his enthralling new novel, Ian Buruma uses the life of the starlet Yamaguchi Yoshiko as a lens through which to understand the lure of erotic fantasies in the conquest of nations.

The China Lover reveals the catastrophic results when theatre and politics blend in a lethal manner. "The China Lover" reveals the catastrophic results when theater and politics blend in a lethal Shanghai before and during the Second World War to U.S.

occupied Tokyo, and, finally, to the Middle East in the early s, Ian Buruma's masterful novel about the intoxicating power of collective fantasy follows three star-struck men /5(5).Get this from a library! The China lover.

[Ian Buruma] -- A story of one woman's struggle to survive in the face of war and occupation in the Far East during the Second World War.Get this from a library!

The China lover. [Ian Buruma] -- In Buruma's reimagining of the life of Yamaguchi Yoshiko, a Japanese torn among patriotism for her parents, a homeland, worldly ambition, and sympathy for the Chinese, she would reflect almost.