Stories from an age when losing your wits could mean losing your head.
Wisdom's Way is a collection of true stories from ancient China. Filled with palace intrigue, ambitious warlords, greedy swindlers, and justice-seeking wise men, each story evokes the legendary wisdom of the Far East.
These delightful tales offer both historical lessons and insight into human relationships, from the grand maneuvering of emperors to a pair of tradesmen arguing over an old coat. Test your wit in a hundred and one tales from Imperial China, and see if you can keep your head!
Popular in China, these stories have been translated and enhanced by Walton Lee. Mr. Lee, born in Taipei Taiwan, is a graduate of San Francisco State University and an enthusiast of classical Chinese literature. He lives in El Cerrito, California.</p