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By Stephen Koss

“[Koss] has performed justice to the great thing about Suzhou higher than any local that i do know of. The panorama, humans, tradition and heritage depicted in Mr. Koss’ ebook are easily magnificent.” --Anchee Min, writer of "Red Azalea"

Suzhou, China, is generally thought of to be a urban which could carry the mantle of “paradise on Earth.” Replete with usual good looks and a wealthy historical past to check, Suzhou has captivated the eye of poets, students, statesmen, and tourists from afar because the earliest days of chinese language background. famous for its gardens and canals, it's been known as the “Venice of Asia.”

In this huge new publication, Stephen L. Koss paints a brilliant photograph of simply how vital Suzhou is to the chinese language kingdom, its humans, and its collective ethos. From its upward thrust as a huge cultural and buying and selling middle, Koss courses the reader on a trip via greater than 2,000 years of chinese language history.

Beautiful Su will stand for many years as one of many definitive statements on one of many world’s maximum cities.

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