Rickshaw boy [by] Robert Standish.
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Published by P. Davies in London .
Written in English

Book details:

LC ClassificationsPR6013 E68 R5
The Physical Object
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18509982M

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Digby George Gerahty (June 6 November ), who wrote under the pen-names of Robert Standish, Stephen Lister, George Digby, and George Echlin, was the prolific English writer of short stories and some 80 novels. He was most productive during the s and s. He was also a featured contributor to the Saturday Evening Post/5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Standish, Robert. Rickshaw boy. London, P. Davies [©] (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction: Document Type. Find nearly any book by Robert Standish. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over , booksellers. Search Robert Standish (ROBERT STANDISH) used books, rare books and new books More editions of Rickshaw Boy: Rickshaw Boy: ISBN () Hardcover, P Davies , Despite the liberties taken, the book was a bestseller in the United States and a Book-of-the-Month club selection. Plot. Set in the s, the novel's protagonist is an orphan peasant who leaves for Beijing to earn a living. Xiangzi is a young, hardworking, well-built rickshaw puller who dreams of owning his own : Lao She.

First published in China in , Rickshaw Boy is the story of Xiangzi, an honest and serious country boy who works as a rickshaw puller in Beijing. A man of simple needs whose greatest ambition is to one day own his own rickshaw, Xiangzi is nonetheless thwarted, time and again, in his attempts to improve his lot in life/5(18).   Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Robert Standish books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Rickshaw Boy. Robert Standish. 29 Jun Hardback. unavailable. Try AbeBooks. Small General. Robert Standish. 10 Dec Hardback. unavailable. Try. ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $ Blind Tiger by Robert Standish and a great selection of related This book is from our pre ISBN stock and could therefore be over 50 years old. It will have a general appearance commensurate with its age including age effects to page edges, binding and boards. Rickshaw Boy. Standish, Robert. Published by Peter Davies () ISBN

This is definitely out of the groove &#; a story with an authentic ring that traces the disillusionment of Happy Boy, sometimes known as ""Camel"", as one ambition and one ideal after another collapses on him. The story is set in Peking and its environs; the time is contemporary, though war clouds are only dimly on the horizon and there is no echo of social . Rickshaw Boy is a quick and fairly easy read, with a very overt message. What I enjoyed most about it reading it was the fact that it took me well outside the usual realm of literary classics from America and Great Britain. Rickshaw Boy is a Chinese story and a successful portal into s China. But it’s also a universal story of the. In Chinese literature: –37 denizen of China’s “lower depths”—Luotuo Xiangzi (; “Camel Xiangzi,” published in English in a bowdlerized translation as Rickshaw Boy, ). Read More; discussed in biography. In Lao She. Rickshaw or Camel Xiangzi), the tragic story of the trials of a rickshaw puller in unauthorized and bowdlerized English translation, titled. The price of a rickshaw is so high that it is difficult for him to afford it. Still, the novel introduces him as a thoughtful, dynamic young man who is willing to sacrifice to achieve his dreams.