Book Reviews of The Girl Who Played Go : A Novel (Vintage)

The Girl Who Played Go : A Novel (Vintage)
The Girl Who Played Go A Novel - Vintage
Author: Shan Sa
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ISBN-13: 9781400032280
ISBN-10: 1400032288
Publication Date: 10/12/2004
Pages: 288
Rating:
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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4.1 stars, based on 7 ratings
Publisher: Vintage
Book Type: Paperback
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reviewed The Girl Who Played Go : A Novel (Vintage) on + 3 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
A powerful and engaging book. Beautiful and captivating.
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As the Japanese military invades 1940s Manchuria a young girl approaches her own sexual coming-of-age. Drawn into a complex triangle with 2 boys whe distracts herself with the game of go ina a public square. unbeknownst to her, the most worthy opponent is a Japanese soldier in disguise. captivated by her the soldier finds his loyalties challenged.
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Beautiful book that presents a wonderful side-by-side comparison of Chinese and Japanese cultures. A much richer book than I initially expected and one that I recommend to anyone interested in either of these cultures or this time period in general.