Rickshaw Boy by Lao She

"Rickshaw Boy" is a novel about a young man living in Beijing in the 1920s who struggles to escape poverty and achieve personal independence. Despite his hard work and determination, he is continuously set back by societal and personal misfortunes, including failed business ventures, a disastrous marriage, and the loss of his rickshaw. The book serves as a critique of traditional Chinese society, illustrating the harsh realities of life for the working class during this time period.

The 974th greatest book of all time


Published
1936
Nationality
Chinese
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
100,000
Original Language
Chinese

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