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The Song Of Kiều

by Nguyễn Du

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Ever since it exploded into Vietnam's cultural life two centuries ago, The Song of Kiều has been one of that nation's most beloved and defining central myths. It recounts the tragic fate of the beautiful singer and poet Kiều, who agrees to marry to save her family from debt but is tricked into working in a brothel. Over the course of a swift-moving story involving kidnap, war, jealous wives and rebel heroes, she will become a queen, wife, nun, slave, victim and avenger, surviving through the strength of her words and her wits alone.

Paperback: 240 Pages
Product Dimensions: 129 x 198 mm
ISBN: 9780241360668

Published by Penguin Books