I loved reading The Good Earth. It’s such a timeless story with lessons as valuable today as when they were written. Although happy when he was a hard working farmer, Wang Lung aspired to become one of the wealthy landowners he despised; only to discover that when separated from the land, life did not have the richness and beauty it once had.
So beautifully written and a heartbreaking depiction of what life was like for the people of China in the early 1900s.
I finally got back to work on April 4th. It has been a long time and I have truly missed everything about the library. I attended the last Klatch meeting as a participant and that was really strange; how freeing it was to be just part of the group. I hope I didn’t behave badly!
So this month we are reading Peal S. Buck’s classic, “The Good Earth.” Many in the group have read this before but I honestly do not think I have. So far I am enjoying the story very much. What can we say about a novel that has been read and beloved by so many; we will see…