The Good Earth

Pearl S. Buck (Author)
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Description

When O-lan, a servant girl, marries the peasant Wang Lung, she toils tirelessly through four pregnancies for their family's survival. Reward at first is meagre, but there is sustenance in the land - until the famine comes.

Half-starved, the family joins thousands of peasants to beg on the city streets. It seems that all is lost, until O-lan's desperate will to survive returns them home with undreamt of wealth. But they have betrayed the earth from which true wealth springs, and the family's money breeds only mistrust, deception - and heartbreak for the woman who had saved them.

The Good Earthis a riveting family saga and story of female sacrifice - a classic of twentieth-century literature.

Product Details

Price
£8.99  £8.36
Publisher
Simon & Schuster Ltd
Publish Date
14 January 2016
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781471151873

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