The Binding Chair

The Binding Chair : Or, a Visit from the Foot Emancipation Society

3.48 (1,490 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

List price: US$15.99

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

In poised and elegant prose, Kathryn Harrison weaves a stunning story of women, travel, and flight; of love, revenge, and fear; of the search for home and the need to escape it. Set in alluring Shanghai at the turn of the century, The Binding Chair intertwines the destinies of a Chinese woman determined to forget her past and a Western girl focused on the promises of the future.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 132 x 202 x 28mm | 339.99g
  • HarperCollins
  • HARPER PERENNIAL
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Perennial.
  • 0060934425
  • 9780060934422
  • 604,804

Review quote

"A resonant, elaborately constructed novel, rich in incident, bustlingly peopled, often surprisingly funny--Claire Messud, "New York Times Book Reviewshow more

Rating details

1,490 ratings
3.48 out of 5 stars
5 18% (261)
4 34% (511)
3 32% (478)
2 11% (170)
1 5% (70)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X