Translation:The Story of the Stone

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The Story of the Stone
by Cao Xueqin, translated from Chinese by Wikisource
Dream of the Red Chamber (also Red Chamber Dream, Hung Lou Meng), originally The Story of the Stone, is a masterpiece of Chinese literature and one of the Chinese Four Great Classical Novels. It was composed in the mid 18th century during the Qing Dynasty, attributed to Cao Xueqin. It is generally acknowledged as the highest peak of the classical Chinese novels.
Excerpted from Dream of the Red Chamber on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Table of contents[edit]

  1. Comment on Chapter 1
  2. Chapter 1: Zhen Shiyin knows Tongling in dream, Jia Yucun misses outstandinger in winddust
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