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  1. says:

    Rarely do I uit a book once started but I closed Nanjing Reuiem after about 140 pages Ha Jin wanted to write a history of the Rape of Nanjing in the form of a novel The result was stilted showing poor development of characters and plot and wi

  2. says:

    I read this book because I thought a novel would be a better way for me to read about the Japanese occupation of Nanjing Re

  3. says:

    I appreciate what the author has done here educated us about the rape Nanjing I didn't know a thing about it till I picked up this book But where I was expecting a historical novel about a strong missionary woman named Minnie I got just what I said above the rape of Nanjing The first part of the book is one brutality after another page after page of rape sexual molesting and deforming of women head slashing and

  4. says:

    Ha Jin never goes for the jugular His cool reserved style works to his advantage in Nanjing Reuiem The facts are so horrific that letting too much emotion creep into the narrative could take it over the edge into Grand GuignolThe focus of Nanjing Reuiem is Jinling Women's College Ha Jin seamlessly blends real and fictional figures and locati

  5. says:

    too boringthis reads like journalism not a novel

  6. says:

    Ha Jin provides an empathetic history in his telling of this event that is freuently overlooked in our tellings of the history of the mid 20th

  7. says:

    Sadly I don't have anything positive to say about this book It's been on my to read list for ages and I've long been interested in the story of the Nanjing massacre Nanjing Reuiem was a major disappointment and it read to me as if wri

  8. says:

    I really wanted to like this book Jin's Waiting and The Crazed are two of my favorite books and I pre ordered this book on so I could get it as soon as it came outI was underwhelmed though While I did learn a lot about the occupation of Nanjing and especially the role of foreigners in the city during the time the book was strangel

  9. says:

    While I found the opening sections of this book riveting and horrifying the slow pace and dwelling on minute deta

  10. says:

    I found this to be a very interesting novel about Jinling Women’s College in Nanjing in 1937 as the Japanese invade the city One of the most horrifying sites of war crimes this novel focuses on Minnie Vautrin’s extraordinary efforts turning the college into a refugee camp for women and children For her efforts she was awarded

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Elfare of the Chinese men and women who work there She is painfully mistaken In the aftermath of the invasion the school becomes a refugee camp for than ten thousand homeless women and children and Vautrin must struggle day after day to intercede on behalf of the hapless victims Even when order and civility are eventually restored Vautrin remains deeply embattled and she is haunted by the lives she could not saveWith e Ha Jin provides an empathetic history in his telling of this event that is freuently overlooked in our tellings of the history of the mid 20th century The first half of the novel deals with themes of heroism and justice as the protagonists try to protect thousands of women and children from the invading Imperial Army Exploring the limits of our abilities to affect the world around us Ha Jin weaves a tale of futility highlighted by small victories and acts of heroism It is in these sparse moments Ha Jin argues that we must find hope and the strength to continueThemes of trauma and reconciliation explored in the second half of the novel are strong points grounding the work in something beyond a work of fiction It implores the reader to consider not just the text but to personally engage with and on some level understand historical tragedy In doing this one parallels the actions of the protagonists as we must reconcile this historical fact with the world we inhabitAs is the case with many works that consider themes of trauma this novel does contain freuent graphic depictions of violence and sexual assault If you find these subjects troubling I suggest skipping this novel His Christmas Cowgirl (Wildflower Ranch painfully mistaken In the aftermath of the invasion the school becomes a refugee camp for than ten thousand homeless women and children and Vautrin must struggle day after day to intercede on behalf of the hapless victims Even when order and civility are eventually restored Vautrin remains deeply embattled and she is haunted by the lives she could not saveWith e Ha Jin The Doctors Dating Bargain provides an empathetic history in his telling of this event that is freuently overlooked in our tellings of the history of the mid 20th century The first half of the novel deals with themes of heroism and justice as the The Collection protagonists try to Whispers of Feathers protect thousands of women and children from the invading Imperial Army Exploring the limits of our abilities to affect the world around us Ha Jin weaves a tale of futility highlighted by small victories and acts of heroism It is in these sparse moments Ha Jin argues that we must find hope and the strength to continueThemes of trauma and reconciliation explored in the second half of the novel are strong Mount série tome 3 - L'empire du mal points grounding the work in something beyond a work of fiction It implores the reader to consider not just the text but to Entrepreneurial Vernacular personally engage with and on some level understand historical tragedy In doing this one Advanced C Programming by Example parallels the actions of the Poslije svega (After, protagonists as we must reconcile this historical fact with the world we inhabitAs is the case with many works that consider themes of trauma this novel does contain freuent graphic depictions of violence and sexual assault If you find these subjects troubling I suggest skipping this novel

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Xtraordinarily evocative precision Ha Jin re creates the terror the harrowing deprivations and the menace of unexpected violence that defined life in Nanjing during the occupation In Minnie Vautrin he has given us an indelible portrait of a woman whose convictions and bravery prove in the end to be no match for the maelstrom of history At once epic and intimate Nanjing Reuiem is historical fiction at its most resonant While I found the opening sections of this book riveting and horrifying the slow pace and dwelling on minute details left me struggling to keep up my interest as the novel progressed Clearly a subject worthy of exploration and revelation but I couldn t help but compare it unfavorably with classic historical novelizations like All uiet on the Western Front or last year s The Sojourn All Night Long (Nannies, precision Ha Jin re creates the terror the harrowing deprivations and the menace of unexpected violence that defined life in Nanjing during the occupation In Minnie Vautrin he has given us an indelible The Freeze-Frame Revolution prove in the end to be no match for the maelstrom of history At once epic and intimate Nanjing Reuiem is historical fiction at its most resonant While I found the opening sections of this book riveting and horrifying the slow The New-York Review, and Atheneum Magazine, Vol. 2 pace and dwelling on minute details left me struggling to keep up my interest as the novel Mon patron voulait que je tape les seins nus progressed Clearly a subject worthy of exploration and revelation but I couldn t help but compare it unfavorably with classic historical novelizations like All uiet on the Western Front or last year s The Sojourn

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The award winning author of Waiting and War Trash returns to his homeland in a searing new novel that unfurls during one of the darkest moments of the twentieth century the Rape of Nanjing In 1937 with the Japanese poised to invade Nanjing Minnie Vautrin an American missionary and the dean of Jinling Women’s College decides to remain at the school convinced that her American citizenship will help her safeguard the w I appreciate what the author has done here educated us about the rape Nanjing I didn t know a thing about it till I picked up this book But where I was expecting a historical novel about a strong missionary woman named Minnie I got just what I said above the rape of Nanjing The first part of the book is one brutality after another page after page of rape sexual molesting and deforming of women head slashing and even urinating on children The Japanese committed the foulest of acts The second part is the aftermath The raped women are now pregnant or committing suicide Older women are sent home from the refuge only to be raped in the streets Food is going missing from the soup kitchen The world is not hearing the right story of Nanjing Women are trying to get their husbands out of prisonwork campsIn the third part Minnie tries to pick up the pieces of what is left of her schoolThis was supposed to be a novel but it read like a war report It completely lacked a personal feel The narrator had a husband and children and rarely said anything about them I didn t learn anything about Minnie that I couldn t find by googling or looking at Wiki I wanted inside her head I never got there Where does she sleep Does she cry herself to sleep How does she FEEL What were her hopes and dreams Her past It told me about nothing except the fall of Nanjing