awesom book, every one who love the history between Qing dynasty and new republic of china should take a chance to read through it. Mr Li narrate the story with huge historical evidence to recapture the of scenery of main historical event, Wuxu revolution. It concluded the big shot how they fight for they own destine against the tyranny from wing dynasty, and the way they put through to reform the traditional Chinese bureaucracy but catch up with the trend of the world. And the detail of they spiritual event on how they try to awaken those people who still feel numb about the whole situation and enlighten those who seek a way for the future of the China. It is really a pleasant book to read once you started it.