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  • Author 吴承恩 著 英国汉学家詹纳尔 译
  • Book NO. 01778
  • Words
  • Pages
  • Price 168
  • Edition 1-1
  • ISBN 978-7-119-01778-5
  • Format 32
  • Publish Year 1982
  • Language English
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Written by Wu Cheng’en of the Ming Dynasty, this is a complete three-volume translation of the Chinese edition of Journey to the West in 100 chapters. Journey to the West is a mythological novel based on many centuries of popular tradition. It was probably put into its present form in the 1570s by Wu Cheng’en (1500-82). This lively fantasy relates the amazing adventures of the priest Xuanzang as he travels west in search of Buddhist sutras with his three disciples, the irreverent and capable Monkey, greedy Pig, and Friar Sand. The story is as full of imagination as Monkey is of magic, and packed with incident and down-to-earth humor. The illustrations are from 19th-century Chinese edition.