A Mortal Flower

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A Mortal Flower
First edition (UK)
Author Han Suyin
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre autobiography, history
Publisher Jonathan Cape (UK)
Putnam (US)
Publication date
Media type Print (book)
Pages 412 pp
LC Class PR6015.A4674 M6 1966a
Preceded by The Crippled Tree
Followed by Birdless Summer

A Mortal Flower is an autobiography by Han Suyin. It covers the years 1928 to 1938: her growing up in China and her journey to Belgium and her mother's family. Also her marriage to a rising officer in the Kuomintang and the retreat to Chungking in the face of the Japanese invasion of China.