[Novel] The Good Earth (Pearl S. Buck)

The Good Earth


A fascinating historical tale about a Chinese farmer’s struggles with poverty and his eventual rise to power. Pearl S. Buck reads a lot like John Steinbeck, just in China.

Interesting, likable, profound characters
Relatively captivating plot
Solid, memorable story that covers the entire life of a great man
Enlightening on Chinese culture
Thought-provoking on human condition and life in general

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