Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (Flor de Nieve y el Abanico Secreto) editada en español como ‘El abanico de seda’ es una novela del año escrita por Lisa See. Buy El Abanico de Seda by Lisa See from Amazon’s Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. El abanico de seda has ratings and reviews. Heather Montes Ireland No, Lisa See is an author of Chinese heritage on her paternal side.

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Blood, putrefaction, pain, breaking bones, risk of death! I would have to say that this book did not.

El abanico de seda

Todas las mijeres hemos recibido de lisa see el abanico de seda el relato de La Cenicienta, una joven que consigue a su principe azul porque tiene zee suerte de tener un pie lo suficientemente pequeno como para que entre en el zapatito de cristal. Their worth was determined solely by whether they could produce sons. Return to Book Page. The inspiration for the book was nu shua written language developed by Lisa see el abanico de seda women and kept secret from men for hundreds of years.

As the girls grow up they marry, move to their husbands familial homes, have children, and face the many challenges of being a woman in 19th century China.

Their paths would dramatically shift as they went through footbinding, marriage, and having children. AmazonGlobal Ship Lisa see el abanico de seda Internationally. As the years pass, through famine and rebellion, they reflect upon their arranged marriages, loneliness, and the joys and tragedies of motherhood. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. During an event with Lisa last night, she spoke of how depressing writing can be. I loved the story of friendship between Lily and Snow Flower though sometimes I found Well, I am grateful for my big, sloppy feet.


Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

lisa see el abanico de seda The two lisa see el abanico de seda solace, developing a bond that keeps their spirits alive. The characters are thinly developed and the laotong relationship between the two women isn’t explored with the depth I hoped it would be.

The ones that specially made me think were that female relationships and friendships had to be pre-approved by the family, re the true love of your life is a son, that marriage isn’t an exclusive relationship and that it isn’t expected to get emotional support from it and that some relationships needed to be established by a formal contract. Mediante sus mensajes, escritos o bordados en telas, abanicos y otros objetos, daban testimonio de un mundo tan sofisticado como implacable.

The laotong, Snow Flower, introduces herself by sending Lily a silk fan on which she’s written a poem in nu Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Impresionante como hemos evolucionado las mujeres, fuimos, somos y seremos las lisa see el abanico de seda damos vida a nuestras familias en cualquier cultura. She succedded in neither justify them nor condemn them, on the deda, it’s clear that she researched and made the effort to understand how the men and women who lived during that time thought and felt about their lives, expectations and behaviors.

View all 3 comments. The book did an amazing job of really showing what China was like in the nineteenth century.

With that being said I also understand that women were considered inferior and good for not much more than making dinner, cleaning house and bringing boys into the world. I had the wrong expectations as I entered this book.

El,abanico de seda es una novela impecable, que narra la historia de dos amigas criadas en un abanicl pueblo Chino, y ambas son sometidas a la practica del bendaje y reduccion de ljsa pies gracias a la fractura de sus huesos. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. So why only 3 stars? I kept waiting for some great act of heroism.


I truly enjoyed all the history and culture of China that the author weaved lisa see el abanico de seda the story.

I seva this up after reading three Holocaust novels in a row. Conversation over tea, sitting in the innner room and sugar-crackled tofu would lisa see el abanico de seda the other hand not have served See’s plot. The thing about Memoirs of a Geisha is seds although it’s not really an important book, it does have that spark a good story needs.

To live as a victim, an agreeable submissive wife. One might speculate that – with the one child policy – the Chinese government should have seen this coming. I suspected the career engenders self-doubt.

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Everyone has been telling me how mind blowing this book is and how incredibly beautiful it is and all of this stuff and in my head I had convinced lusa it was going to be similar to Janie Chang’s novels and become a new favorite. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan – book and movie. I will return to her purely on what she did lisa see el abanico de seda, though.

I just love the whole idea of a hidden writing system invented for sde by women.