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    • Monkey

    • By: Wu Ch’êng-ên, Arthur Waley - translator
    • Narrated by: Kenneth Williams
    • Length: 13 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102

    Considered one of China's great classical novels, Wu Ch'êng-ên's Journey to the West was translated by Arthur Waley in abridged form as Monkey in 1942 and has delighted English readers ever since. It is a riveting adventure story about a priest's quest to obtain holy Buddhist scriptures for the Tang emperor; joining him on this rollicking journey: Sandy, Pigsy, and the mischievous monkey king, Sun Wukong, whose flying cloud and magic cudgel are never far from his infamous deeds.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Chinese Classic, excellent narration

    • By Weng on 10-13-15

    Regular price: $31.49