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Tiger Killers Part Two of the Marshes of Mount Liang

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ISBN-10: 9622017517

ISBN-13: 9789622017511

Edition: 1994

Authors: Nai'an Shi, Guanzhong Luo, John Dent-Young, Alex Dent-Young, Guanzhong Luo

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The Tiger Killersis the second volume of a new translation of the Chinese classical novel generally known as The Water Margin.Like the first volume, The Broken Seals,it follows the fortunes of various outlaw heroes as they move through a world of treacherous officials, jealous toadies, bullying jailers, hired assassins, foolhardy generals and cannibalistic innkeepers. This volume contains some of the most famous scenes in the novel, starting with the episode in which Wu Song gets drunk at the tavern, ascends the pass in late evening and kills a notorious man-eating tiger with his bare hands. His subsequent encounter with his midget brother's flirtatious wife, Jinlian or Golden Lotus, and…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Chinese University of Hong Kong, The
Publication date: 8/15/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 0.56" wide x 0.83" long x 0.09" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

John Dent-Young has taught in Burma, Sri Lanka, Spain, and Thailand, and at present is lecturer in English at The Chinese University of Hong Kong.Alex Dent-Young works as a translator with Baker and Mckenzie in Hong Kong