Cao Xueqin





Cao Xueqin

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born
Nanjing, China
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Cao Xueqin (Chinese: 曹雪芹; pinyin: Cáo Xuěqín; Wade–Giles: Ts'ao Hsueh-ch'in, 1715 or 1724 — 1763 or 1764) was a Qing Dynasty Chinese writer, best known as the author of Dream of the Red Chamber, one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature. His given name was Cao Zhan (曹霑) and his courtesy name is Mengruan (夢阮; 梦阮; literally "Dream about Ruan" or "Dream of Ruan")[...]


Average rating: 4.19 · 3,966 ratings · 355 reviews · 35 distinct works · Similar authors
The Dream of the Red Chamber
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 1,742 ratings — published 1791 — 107 editions
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The Golden Days (The Story ...
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4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 806 ratings — published 1760 — 13 editions
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The Crab-Flower Club (The S...
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4.37 of 5 stars 4.37 avg rating — 366 ratings — published 1760 — 8 editions
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The Warning Voice (The Stor...
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4.43 of 5 stars 4.43 avg rating — 303 ratings — published 1760 — 3 editions
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The Dreamer Wakes (The Stor...
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4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 280 ratings — published 1760 — 3 editions
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The Debt of Tears (The Stor...
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4.35 of 5 stars 4.35 avg rating — 271 ratings — published 1760 — 4 editions
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4.68 of 5 stars 4.68 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 2006
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A Dream of Red Mansions - V...
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 59 ratings — published 1791 — 18 editions
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4.75 of 5 stars 4.75 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1754
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A Dream of Red Mansions
4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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“The cunning waste their pains;
The wise men vex their brains;
But the simpleton, who seeks no gains,
With belly full, he wanders free
As drifting boat upon the sea.”
Cao Xueqin, The Golden Days

“Truth becomes fiction when the fiction's true;
Real becomes not-real where the unreal's real.”
Cao Xueqin, The Golden Days

“Truth becomes fiction when the fiction's true. Real becomes Not-Real when the Unreal's Real.”
Cao Xueqin

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