The Flowers of War

The Flowers of War

Book - 2012
Average Rating:
3
1
Rate this:
This short novel is based on true events that took place during the Nanjing Massacre in 1937 when the Japanese invaded the Chinese city. It tells the story of an American missionary who, for a few terrifying days, finds himself sheltering a group of schoolgirls, prostitutes and wounded Chinese soldiers in the compound of his church.
Publisher: London : Harvill Secker, 2012
ISBN: 9781846555893
Branch Call Number: F YAN
Characteristics: 249 p. ; 21 cm

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

i
IV27HUjg
Dec 10, 2015

other formats - DVD

s
silenceinwinter
Jul 12, 2013

A lovely novel depicting life in China under siege. The characters are endearing and realistic. This is a quick read but well worth it. Tugged at my heart strings.

c
c1grl
Jun 21, 2012

A complementary title for this book is:
The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II available at Oakville Public Library

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

s
silenceinwinter
Jul 12, 2013

silenceinwinter thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at RPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top