The Painted Skin: Selected Stories from The Remarkable Stories Told at a Chinese Salon (Liao Zhai Zhi Yi)

Dragon Well Stories
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 A man flies onto a painting and has a romantic affair with a beauty in it. A Taoist monk punishes a stingy and mean pear seller by planting a pear tree that bears fruits in minutes before giving them away for free, all at the expense of the seller. A young scholar is delighted to find a lover of striking beauty, but only to find out later that it is actually an ugly ghost with a painted human skin … This ebook is a translation of forty fascinating stories of supernatural beings like ghosts and fox spirits from The Remarkable Stories Told at a Chinese Salon, one of the masterpieces in Chinese culture. 
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About the author

 Arthur Zhu was born in China and educated in both China and the U.S. He loves playing tennis and writing/translating and lives in South Carolina with his wife, Lu Tao, and three young kids.

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Publisher
Dragon Well Stories
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Published on
Oct 8, 2014
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Pages
153
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Language
English
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This content is DRM protected.
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