LISA SEE EL ABANICO DE SEDA EPUB – Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (Flor de Nieve y el Abanico Secreto) editada en español como ‘El abanico de seda’. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (Flor de Nieve y el Abanico Secreto) editada en español como ‘El abanico de seda’ es una novela del año escrita por Lisa See. Buy El Abanico De Seda/ the Silk Fan by Lisa See (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

The book did an amazing job of really showing what China was like in the nineteenth century. Really, the strength of the book in my opinion was the detail it spent in developing an understanding of the cultural issues surrounding Chinese women and the custom of footbinding.

During an event with Lisa last night, she spoke of how depressing writing can be. I have experienced a little the satisfying, healing and happiness to be found in our relationships with other women. Really, the strength of the book in my opinion was the detail it spent in developi Ever since reading Memoirs of a Geisha, I’ve been looking for a book that will let me relive that excitement.

I will read just about anything from this time period, and this book did a great job of making me feel “there”.

LISA SEE EL ABANICO DE SEDA EPUB

They are to be ‘sames’ an emotional bond that lasts forever. This time, I think Lisa stayed so true to the setting that she turned me off. The languag Set in 19th century rural China, this book took me to a different world altogether.

I love getting to know more about other cultures and this was definitely I really quite enjoyed this novel though some of the imagery portrayed, especially of the footbinding, was graphic and intense. An indie-style ‘dramedy,’ Grandma possesses a charisma and wisdom that is encouraging and impacting. One of those haunting books that make me shake my head and wonder what posses people to carry on traditions that are wrong on so many levels.

And they also highlight how our various expectations of ourselves and others imposed by our societies can influence human beings. The similar tempered girls become fast friends the moment they meet and promise to share everything for the rest of their lives.

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Because there was an immense disquiet that settled on me while I read of the torturous foot binding tradition of earlier pages and a life raft of modernity was comforting. Several derogating customs imposed on women throughout centuries like child marriages, foot-binding, insulting display of conforming virginities, dowry regulations and many more have fortunately been banished from the current evolved civilization.

To publicly humiliate an already humiliated person who had everything to lose from the shunning while Lily had won only an egoist’s victory. Salamandra February 2, Language: Strangely, I never felt pity.

I wanted to care more about them than I did, but when the book was over, I was more interested in Googling pictures of bound feet than mourning the loss lisa see el abanico de seda their friendship and dee misunderstandings that undid the two main characters.

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Trivia About Snow Flower and t They need to broken until it become small and beatiful. Very interesting cultural aspects, and pretty good writing.

El abanico de seda by Lisa See (3 star ratings)

Lisa See always manages to hit close to home with all her narrations, fortunately not intimately. View all 22 comments. Not only does Snow Flower and the Secret Fan extensively cover the woman’s place and life in pre-modern China, but it’s also a tale about sisterhood, trust and empathy, as well as just being a good human being, no matter what your circumstances are — or failing to be one.

Events conspire to produce a crisis betweent the friends where their true feelings are dramatically exposed. The girls have their feet bound on the same day a horrifying practice in which a girl’s feet are bound ek the bones break and they can be contorted into a small shapevisit on occasion, and frequently write each other on a fan in a language called Nu Shu or women’s writing – supposedly unreadable by men.

I would never have read this book about the profound relationship of two women in 19th century China if not for a book club. I didn’t feel the ending as a tragedy. But temped I was, as well as curious so I went for it. The latter was peculiarly used by a genteel woman who tried waxing my legs for the first time and ended up being kicked out of her chair. Right from the beginning, the book held me steadfast. View all 4 comments. I’ve enjoyed her books in the past – always historical liea with deeply seeded traditional roots.

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I really quite enjoyed this novel though some of the imagery portrayed, especially of the footbinding, was graphic and intense. Nevertheless, it was a really good book. Frankly, barring the ableist slur, someone should. This is a story about women’s fate in 19th c.

The writer’s American voice is too strong in the story, reads more like an American journalist trying to make sense of wha Women always suffer. I liked to explore the different ways women related among them and nu shutheir secret language. All in all an interesting read and I might try another book by this author.

Women were isolated and undervalued. But the big reason is why? Women are called ho’s, bitches and whatever. But when a misunderstanding arises, their lifelong friendship suddenly threatens to tear apart. Part of me wanted them to not do many of the things they did. I had the wrong expectations as I entered this book.

In addtion – for me – the description of how women were treated is hard to stomach.

It’s not alien to me, in fact, it’s something that my mother grew up with and something that I’m sure her mother grew up with. While I found the writing journalistic: I wanted to care more about them than I did, but when the book was over, I was more interested in Googling pictures of bound feet than mourning the loss of their friendship and the misunderstandings that undid the two main characters.

Everyone has been telling me how mind blowing this book is and how incredibly beautiful it is and all of this stuff and in my head I had convinced myself it was going to be similar to Janie Chang’s novels and become a new favorite.