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Thunderstorm (Translated From Chinese)

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Thunderstorm is a tragic play involving complicated blood relationships and numerous inevitable tragic coincidences that occur in the 1930s in China. It is a dramatic feat with profound connotations and heart-stirring artistry. The story unfolded around Zhou Puyuan, a male character who had been to Germany to study. Cold-blooded, selfish and hypocritical, he was like a dic ...more
Published June 1978 by Cheng & Tsui (first published January 1933)
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Mango Miu
Nov 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Giờ mới được đọc kịch Lôi vũ của Tào Ngu :(
Cũng may nhờ trước đây kém hiểu biết, chưa từng nghe tên vở kịch, cũng không được biết trước nội dung kịch, nên giờ mới có thể thưởng thức nó trọn vẹn như vậy....
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Sep 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: classics
A love story like Romeo and Juliet's, Chinese version, with a generous amount of twists! These two turned out to be....not going to spoil it! It is worth reading it! I also saw this live as a play in the theater and it definitely helped in rating this book even higher than just five stars.
Karen
Jun 26, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I was actually quite impressed by this Chinese incest story. The whole thing happened in just one day! I was a little annoyed by the stage signals, though, but they also helped me understand the character better. (雷雨 is a script)
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 Christy  S
「沒有一個矛盾是極端的,『極端』和『矛盾』是《雷雨》蒸熱的氛圍裡兩種自然的基調⋯⋯」
Tao Chen
Nov 03, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Chinese version of Romeo and Juliet. Very unique in Chinese plays.
Amy
Not as bad as I thought really. I read it in one go when I was too tired one night. In fact pretty surprised that it's so short.
kacie
Jun 27, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: china
SO messed up....
Brian Lam
This is like a Chinese version of Romeo and Juliet
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Cao Yu (曹禺; September 24, 1910—December 13, 1996), born as Wan Jiabao (萬家寶/万家宝), was a renowned Chinese playwright, often regarded as China's most important of the 20th century. His most well-known works are Thunderstorm (1933), Sunrise (1936) and Peking Man (1940). It is largely through the efforts of Cao Yu that the modern Chinese "spoken theater" took root in 20th-century Chinese literature.
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