This tells the poignant
tale of a Chinese farmer and his family in old agrarian China. The
humble Wang Lung glories in the soil he works, nurturing the land as it
nurtures him and his family. Nearby, the nobles of the House of Hwang
consider themselves above the land and its workers; but they will soon
meet their own downfall.
Hard times come upon Wang Lung and his family when flood and drought force them to seek work in the city. The working people riot, breaking into the homes of the rich and forcing them to flee. When Wang Lung shows mercy to one noble and is rewarded, he begins to rise in the world, even as the House of Hwang falls.
|Author||Pearl S. Buck|
The Good Earth | Pearl S. Buck
- Genre: Historical drama
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