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Illustrated Chinese Classic Tales: The legend of white snake

In Chinese, from 8yo.

The white snake was simply known as the “White Lady”.

The original story was a story of good and evil, with the Buddhist monk Fahai setting out to save Xu Xian’s soul from the white snake spirit, who was depicted as an evil demon. Over the centuries, however, the legend has evolved from a horror tale to a romance story, with Bai Suzhen and Xu Xian being genuinely in love with each other even though their relationship is forbidden by the laws of nature.

This book is part of a collection of classic Chinese folk tales.

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