The Old Man of the Moon

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‘Our passion was so great. Will the Old Man understand and help us once again?’ ‘The Old Man of the Moon’ is Shen Fu’s intimate and moving account of his marriage – from early passion to the trials of poverty and separation – and his great, enduring love for his wife in 8th-century China.

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‘Our passion was so great. Will the Old Man understand and help us once again?’

The Old Man of the Moon is Shen Fu’s intimate and moving account of his marriage – from early passion to the trials of poverty and separation – and his great, enduring love for his wife in eighteenth-century China.

Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin’s 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and across many centuries. They take us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th-century California and the Russian steppe. Here are stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions.

Shen Fu (born c. 1763). Shen Fu’s work is available in Penguin Classics in Six Records of a Floating Life.

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Weight 0.053 kg
Dimensions 16.1 × 11.1 × 0.5 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

56

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

895.1348 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

The Old Man of the Moon

£2.00

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