Lisa See

Lady Tan’s Circle of Women

By Lisa See - Published 2023


No mud, no lotus. This aphorism captures the essence of Lisa See’s latest novel: pithy, yet entertaining; thought-provoking, yet down-to-earth; dark, yet ...Read Review

The Island of Sea Women

By Lisa See - Published 2019



Life for women in Jeju, a remote Korean island, is very different than in other places. Here women are the breadwinners, working outside ...Read Review

China Dolls

By Lisa See - Published 2014


In China Dolls, Lisa See (New York Times bestselling author of Shanghai Girls and Snow Flower and the Secret Fan) brings to life ...Read Review

Dreams of Joy

By Lisa See - Published 2011



“Just remember, a person is his – or her – history… What is your history and what are you going to be?” Continuing from the ...Read Review

Shanghai Girls

By Lisa See - Published 2009



Pearl and May are two sisters born in Shanghai, China, in the early 20th century. Raised in luxury with traditional Chinese parents, they ...Read Review

Peony in Love

By Lisa See - Published 2007



Enter the enticing world of the Peony Pavilion, a 16th-century Chinese opera now entwining the lives of three Hangzhou women over a hundred ...Read Review

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

By Lisa See - Published 2005Published 2006 (UK)



Set in 19th century China in a secluded village, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan is the graceful story of Snow Flower and ...Read Review