Half a Lifelong Romance

  • by Eileen Chang
  • Narrated by Emily Woo Zeller
  • 15 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

From one of 20th-century China's greatest writers and the author of Lust, Caution comes an unforgettable story of a love affair set in 1930s Shanghai.
Manzhen is a young worker in a Shanghai factory where she meets Shijun, the son of wealthy merchants. Despite family complications, they fall in love and begin to dream of a shared life together - until circumstances force them apart. When they are reunited after many years, can they start their relationship again? Or is it destined to be the romance of only half a lifetime?
This affectionate and captivating novel tells the moving story of an enduring love affair and offers a fascinating window onto Chinese life in the first half of the 20th century.


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wonderful book. rich psychological portraits. one of the best narrators I have ever heard. listen.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-19-2016
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.