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At first I did not want to voice my opinion of this book since it cut so near to the bone and was such a profound shock to read in 1993 It was however the first book after reading Isabelle Allende that kept me awake for several weeks afterwards No other book ever managed to achieve thatIt certainly is a depressing book no beating around the bush about that but also such a courageous introduction to a life of people shut away behind the veil of communism My overall impression of the book was that it must have been eually painful for the author to write it as it was for her family three generations of women to endure the horrific takeover of Mao Tse Tung in China As with all Communist rhetoric so many noble promises were made to people freedom of oppression being the biggest and innocent poor people believed enough in the idea to die for it Those who did not want to accept it were killed as well in their millionsHowever people such as Jung s father who staunchly believed that it would bring change for the good staggered back in horror when the first real implications of Communism hit their lives Freedom was the first privilege to be revoked on all levels of human existence All intellectuals against the revolution were either interned or killed They all lost their jobs and their standing and their respect in society were publicly destroyed They were declared enemies of the stateThe eualization of society also did not happen seamlessly and the population would soon find out what it really entailed The educational and health systems crashed completely Expropriation of land was part of the plan Landowners were brutally murdered land grabbing became the order of the day Land redistribution soon led to the most staggering overgrazing and erosion of fertile land over millions of hectares Large parts of China became an instant man made desert Poverty and famine increased substantially and exponentially Thirty million people died of hunger alone which was a well kept secret for almost forty yearsJung Chang writes on p166 Although the Communists were apposed to torture in theory and on principle officials were told that they should not intervene if the peasant wished to vent their anger in passionate acts of revengeagainst the farm owners People such as Jin were not just wealthy owners of land but had wielded absolute and arbituary power which they indulged in willfully over the lives of the local population They were called e ba ferocious despotsIn some areas the killing extended to ordinary landlords who were called stones obstacles to the revolution Policy towards the stones was When in doubt kill My father thought this was wrong and told his subordinates and public meetings that only those who unuestionably had blood on their hands should be sentenced to death In his reports to his superiors he repeatedly said that the Party should be careful with human lives and that excessive executions would only harm the revolution It was partly because many people like my father spoke up that in February 1948 the Communist leadership issued urgent instructions to stop the violent excesses The necklacesburning tires around an enemy of the revolution s neck was rampantly used to kill very often innocent people If someone had a personal grudge against the victim the latter was declared anti revolutionary and killed after street courts were held It was a method designed and used by Stalin a few decades earlier in Russia and part of the Communist modus operandi to establish their complete control The narrative describes how an entire nation was terrorized traumatized and intimidated into submission by various methods Everybody living in a free country should read this book The only way to understand real freedom is to get to know life when it is taken away and almost always by the very same people who used the idea to win them over to a new dispensation Although it was an exhausting book to read it opened the dark horrible side of the so called freedom fighters and communism to the world It is written in such a way that the history lesson flows easily along the narrative which was compelling You need time for this book and lots of courage However it was beautifully written One of the best books I have ever readThis book changed my life and my choice of books completelyListen to this Podcast with the author about this book Der Zauberlehrling in twentieth century China that blends the The Royal House of Cacciatore Bundle intimacy of memoir and the panoramic sweep of eyewitness history a bestselling classic Inchon to Wonsan From the Deck of a Destroyer in the Korean War in thirty languages with than ten million copies sold around the world now with a new Chronexia and the Eight Seals impact on China an unusual window on the female exp. 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