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Re: Basic Questions Thread

Unread postby Jia Shengde » Mon Aug 14, 2017 11:21 pm

waywardauthor wrote:
Jia Shengde wrote:Recently I finished reading The Water Margin, I read the 798 page Tuttle version, and I just found another version with 2149 pages. Have I accidentally read an abridged version? And would you recommend me to still read the full version?
I am uncertain the degree to which it was abridged, given that I never read the Tuttle version, but it almost certainly was. If you enjoyed it, go for it. I read Outlaws of the Marsh, the version provided by the same people who did Moss's Three Kingdoms translation.
Thank you! So that would be the foreign languages press right? And are their versions of Journey to the West and The Dream of a Red Chamber also the best versions?
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