茶馆 Echo of Classics: Teahouse (Chinese-English Edition)
Lao She/John Howard (translated)
Foreign Languages Press
235 pag. paperback 14 x 20 cm
The famous play is set in a typical,old Beijing Teahouse and follows the lives of the owner and his customers through three stages in modern Chinese history .The play spans fifty years and has cast of over sixty characters drawn from all levels of society. Teahouse bids an inspired,lingering farewell to old Beijing and the old society.despite their evils and ills ,and extends a passionate welcome to the new society with its promise if freedom and equality of the people.