LISA SEE EL ABANICO DE SEDA EPUB – Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (Flor de Nieve y el Abanico Secreto) editada en español como ‘El abanico de seda’. 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/ the Silk Fan by Lisa See (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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View all 22 comments. If you want to read the interview questions and answers, read them on deda blog hereas it is too long to put into a Goodreads review. Lily and Snow Flower relationship are very close, they are sleeping together, reading and reciting poetry, This is a story of two girls and then women, Snow Flower and Lily Wu, in nineteenth-century China. Lisa See writes an intimate tell-all. This story involves 2 women named Lily and Snow Flower that are to become best friends “old sames” throughout their lives, more important than man and wife bc they get abancio choose this mate.

It compelled me to return to it quickly and keep going. The publisher’s missed an xeda to replicate the secret fan from See’s clues – would have been a bonus. Now, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan is very important but, in my opinion, doesn’t have that spark.

But on the flip-side, it’s what she goes through that will shape her into the wise women that is introduced to us in the first few pages. The story of a 80 year old reminiscing about her life, and such an interesting one at that.

That should not deter anyone from reading this novel, however – it is popular for a reason. I had the wrong expectations as I entered this book. A beautifully written book about the relationship between women in China. See all 12 questions about El abanico de seda…. ananico


I’ve always been a fan of strong women “Steel Magnolias”, anyone? I had to sit on this review for awhile because I was so emotional aganico finishing this Lisa See novel. The main character not only repeated the indoctrination, she believed it! She is one of the girl that suffer of that pain. After abancio binding, they are restricted, a woman’s role is to give birth to sons. Given the brevity of the novel, I have to say that I was surprised at how believable the intensely emotional closing was.

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Lists with This Book. Whether in the phonetic calls of two young girls bound to their fates or the actresses that can now lend voices to a part or in the click of a woman’s fingers on a keyboard as she reviews a book albeit poorly in a space that she can, equally, express thoughts. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I find it very disturbing that it inflicted on women by woman, for the enjoyment of men.

Lily is longed to be loved, an impossible wish in China at that time. It was hard to read about the footbinding but very very interesting. I really quite enjoyed this novel though some of the imagery portrayed, especially of the footbinding, was graphic and intense.

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It wasn’t a sprawling historical epic, filled with exciting action, heart-fluttering romance, and distant voyages like Shogun one of the few other historical fictions I have read that are set in Asia. Quotes from El Abanico de Seda.

I simply don’t want to come for facts and find out halfway through the second season that the directors were making up ritual customs on the spot cause history isn’t “interesting” enough in its own right.

I kept waiting for some great act of ses. I even aeda leaving the book for a while and coming back to it another time. I was also reminded that the devaluation of women continues in China today – where female infants are often killed or discarded. Their destinies rest on their feet binding, a tradition that breaks your feet and bones to have 7 centimeter feet that can secure a good lida and status change. Mediante sus mensajes, escritos o bordados en telas, abanicos y otros objetos, daban testimonio de un mundo tan sofisticado como implacable.


From the first time they meet as children Lily and Snow Flower have a strong emotional bond.

I will definitely be reading other of See’s works. I found the main character, Lily, to be extremely naive for the full duration of the book, and that was a bit difficult to handle. I’ve enjoyed her books in the past – always historical stories with deeply seeded traditional roots.

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With the arrival of a silk fan on which Snow Flower has composed for Lily a poem of introduction in nu shu, their friendship is sealed and they become “old sames” at the tender age of seven. I don’t know if this is typical for her or not.

Very interesting cultural aspects, and pretty good writing. Abanicoo read a few historical fiction titles with China as the setting, but have never felt that I got such a thorough look at their She was also pointing out my defects and teaching me how to use them to my benefit. That’s not to say that the issues brought to the fore in Grandma are one sided representations; the wisdom of the movie is that many sides of one issue are spotlighted, unapologetically and with great empathy.

They sing along with the lyrics. So I have nothing but admiration for women who lived like this. A book about female relationships in 19th century China stars Hugh Jackman as a lounge singer in present-day Shanghai? The foot binding portion of sfda book was the highlight for me. Furthermore, she will go through the excruciating process of footbinding deda her feet will be shaped a certain way that is deemed beautiful.