The Story Of The Stone (Barry Hughart)
Eight Skilled GentlemenAlso published in omnibus edition: The Chronicles of Master Li and Number Ten Ox.
The Story of the Stone (Chinese: 石頭記; pinyin: Shítóu jì) is a novel by Barry Hughart, first published in 1988. It is part of a series set in a version of ancient China that began with Bridge of Birds and continues with Eight Skilled Gentlemen. The story begins on the twelfth day of the seventh moon in the Year of the Serpent 3,339 (AD 650).
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—David Blankenhorn (20th century)