The Water Margin: Outlaws of the Marsh, by Naian, Shi
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- ISBN: 9780804840958 | 0804840954
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 6/10/2010
The Water Marginis one of the oFour Great Classical Novelso of Chinese literature. Based upon the story of the historical bandit Song Jiang and his companions, this epic tale of a rebellion against tyranny has been thrilling and inspiring readers for hundreds of years. A stirring tale of a band of men left with no choice but to become outlaws when faced with a tyrannical and unjust government,The Water Marginis the Chinese equivalent ofRobin Hood and His Merry Men. First gaining popularity in the West when it was translated by Pearl S. Buck asAll Men Are Brothers, this classic tale is presented here in a detailed translation more faithful to the Chinese original.