Chinese Cinderella By Adeline Yen Mah

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Chinese Cinderella written by Adeline Yen Mah, is a poignant and emotional memoir. The novel commences from the age of 4 till her departure to England, at the age of fourteen to exceed her education. Adeline was the fifth child to an opulent Chinese family and was seen as an outcast through the eyes of her own family, since the death of her beloved mother. Adeline prolongs a close connection with Aunt Baba, Nai Nai and Ye Ye turning to them for constant encouragement, support and comfort throughout her early years. Niang displays antagonism to all her step children but especially towards Adeline making her feel excluded, lonely and as the unwanted

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