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Eileen Chang

Eileen Chang (1920-1995), a novelist, essayist, and screenwriter, was born into an elite family in Shanghai. In 1941, while the city was under Japanese occupation, she began to publish the stories and essays that established her reputation in the literary world. She left China in 1952 to escape the influence of the Communist party, settling in the United States in 1955. She continued to write novels, stories, essays, and screenplays for Hong Kong films. In the 1970s, her works became immensely popular throughout the Chinese-speaking world. Despite her growing fame, Chang grew more and more reclusive, and was found dead in...

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Half a Lifelong Romance
Written by Eileen Chang, Translated by Karen S. Kingsbury
Anchor | Trade Paperback | March 8, 2016
$16.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-38754-7 (0-307-38754-2)

Shanghai, 1930s. Shen Shijun, a young engineer, has fallen in love with his colleague, the beautiful Gu Manzhen. He is determined to resist his family’s efforts to match him with his wealthy cousin so that he can marry her. But dark circumstances—a lustful brother-in-law, a treacherous sister, a family secret—force the... Read more






Lust, Caution
Written by Eileen Chang
Anchor | Trade Paperback | September 2007
$9.00/12.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-38744-8 (0-307-38744-5)

Now a major motion picture from Oscar-winning director Ang Lee (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Brokeback Mountain): an intensely passionate story of love and espionage, set in Shanghai during World War II.

In the midst of the Japanese occupation of China and Hong Kong, two lives become intertwined: Wong Chia Chi, a young... Read more





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