Flowing Refinement: Biography of the Zhang Family in Hefei
China's "Downtown Abbey"

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An influential book with very good review, this book records the stories of an official's family surnamed Zhang in the late Qing dynasty. The stories of the 4 famous sisters are fabulously displayed. Some of them showed outstanding literary talents, some had remarkable music talent, some of them went through torments while some made a fame abroad. Their different tracks of life all reflected the changeable situation of China in the 20th century.
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