John Yu wrote:Jin Yong is good. I learned some Chinese by reading those novels. But you have to be into that genre, otherwise, they're really long.
archylgp wrote:@John Yu -- that's impressive. I'm going to start reading 射鵰英雄傳. We'll see how it goes.
@Sam -- I tried to read 三國演義 once. I didn't get very far, though. These days I've been going through the 詩經 one by one. I find that enjoyable. I read 衡門 last night. It's interesting to think about the moral point in song (?) that was written during the Eastern Zhou dynasty is still true today -- that is, why use "expensive things" when "simple things" work just as well.