|Chairman Mao Liked the Chinese Comic "Romance
of the Three Kingdoms"
|ĦĦĦĦDuring the hard period Chairman Mao had lots of things
beside his pillow. Among those things he liked reading Chinese Comics.
The suit of "Romance of the Three Kingdoms" was always beside his
bed. He was too interested in it to remember his meals.
ĦĦĦĦThe day when he was leaning against the bed and reading, I called
him for meal, but he was not willing to move. I asked, "Sir, are
you still interested in Chinese Comic?" He said with his fingers
turning the pages, "Chinese Comics are great, simple but meaningful.
Many complicated things were stated vividly with a few words. It's
easy to understand, too." He told me of The Battle of Red Cliff,
which told about the story that Liu Bei And Sun Quan united to set
up the phase of The Three Kingdoms by burning Cao Cao's mighty fleet.
He also told me of the Fight of Yi Tomb, which told about the story
that Liu Bei made a mistake later and died regretfully in Baidi
City. Chairman Mao comparably appreciated the dialect of Division
for Unity, Unity for Division and thought correct Direct in Camp
and Win in Battlefield.
|By Yi Jingshan