Son of the Revolution

by Liang Heng

Paperback, 1984

Status

Available

Publication

Vintage (1984), Edition: 1, 320 pages

Description

A personal account of growing up during the Cultural Revolution in China.

User reviews

LibraryThing member antiquary
Extremely vivid first-person account of what it was like to be one of Mao's Red Guards, when the
Guards were attacking the writer's own family.
LibraryThing member datrappert
One of the better Cultural Revolution books I have read, but perhaps because it was one of the first. After a while, the horror of it all can make you a bit numb. This one isn't nearly as harrowing as a few others however. Life and Death in Shanghai would have to be my first recommendation, as it is also extremely well written.… (more)

Language

Original language

English

Barcode

6111
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