This 14th-century novel portrays a fateful moment at the end of the Han dynasty (206 BC - AD 220) when the future of the Chinese empire lay in the balance. Fearing attacks by three rebellious states, the emperor sent out an urgent appeal for support.
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"Simply, a terrific story . . . an absorbing, rewarding, and majestic novel." (John S. Service, Center for Chinese Studies, Berkeley)About the Author:
Luo Guanzhong (c.1330-c.1400) was a novelist and dramatist who played an important role in the development of Chinese popular fiction. Moss Roberts is Professor of Chinese at New York University. John Service grew up in China and was a Foreign Service officer there from 1933 to 1945.
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