I came across this classic one day and had that, 'why have I not read this' moment.
The Good Earth was first published in 1931 and tells the story of Wang Lung and O-lan as they grow in their lives together in China durning during the reign of the last Emperor and the changes that the twentieth century bring to this ancient culture.
A classic read. I really enjoyed reading about the China and how different things were back then. Some parts were frustrating for me...when it came to how the women were treated...
But all in all it was worth while.