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Simon Leys

Simon Leys is the pseudonym of Pierre Ryckmans, a noted scholar and astringent observer of Chinese culture and politics.

Books by Simon Leys

  • 9780393911954 72

    The Analects

    Confucius, Michael Nylan, Simon Leys

    First Edition, Paperback, 2014

    “Leys has made Confucius speak English more persuasively than any translator to date. His achievement is one of simplicity. . . . Leys sees his task as making the Confucius of the Analects fully...
  • 9780393316995 72

    The Analects of Confucius

    Confucius, Simon Leys

    Paperback, 1998

    "This is the Confucius translation for our time."—Jonathan Mirsky, The Times [London]