The Song of Kieu: A New Lament


Author: Nguyễn Du

A stunning new translation of the legendary Vietnamese epic poem, now for the first time in Penguin Classics,,Considered the greatest literary achievement in Vietnamese, The Song of Kieu tells the story of the beautiful Vuong Thuy Kieu, who agrees to a financially profitable marriage in order to save her family from ruinous debts, but is tricked into working in a brothel…..Read More

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