By Pearl S. Buck
A condominium Divided, the 3rd quantity of the trilogy that all started with The sturdy Earth and Sons, is a robust portrayal of China in the course of revolution. Wang Yuan is stuck among the opposing rules of other generations. After 6 years overseas, Yuan returns to China in the midst of a peasant rebellion. His cousin is a captain within the progressive military, his sister has scandalized the kin through her premarital being pregnant, and his warlord father maintains to hang to his conventional beliefs. it truly is via Yuan's efforts form of peace is restored to the relatives.
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A House Divided (House of Earth Series, Book 3) by Pearl S. Buck