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Jocelyn (The Reading World)

I love to read and can get very attached to my opinions, but recently I've been learning not to completely lose my head when people disagree with me, so feel safe to argue with me whenever you wish ;) 

 

800 pages in and...Zhuge Liang is awesome.

Three Kingdoms (Chinese Classics, 4 Volumes) - Luo Guanzhong, Moss Roberts

Ah, Zhuge Liang. Cunning in military strategy, adept in diplomacy, thoroughly educated in the classics, witty in conversation, totally relaxed under life-threatening pressure, politically savvy, impossible to emotionally manipulate, and amazingly loyal to his chosen lord to boot.

Words cannot express how much I love this guy.

 

Of course, Luo Guanzhong is probably exaggerating his role in historical events, and my emotional attachment to these characters represents the "Romance" (演義) part of this book, despite some mistaken attempts in the past to classify it as history.