“Romance of The Three Kingdoms” describes the history of nearly a hundred years from the end of the eastern han dynasty to the beginning of the western jin dynasty, mainly describing wars, telling the story of the warring states and the political and military struggles among wei, shu and wu in the end of the eastern han dynasty. Finally, sima yan unified The Three Kingdoms and established the jin dynasty. It reflects the transformation of various social struggles and contradictions in The Three Kingdoms period and summarizes the great historical changes in this period, shaping a group of heroes of The Three Kingdoms.
The whole book can be roughly divided into five parts: the uprising of huang jin, the chaos of dong zhuo, the struggle of The Three Kingdoms, and the five parts of The Three Kingdoms. On the broad historical stage, staged a scene of war with great momentum. The author luo guanzhong combines the 36 strategies of the art of war between the lines, both plot and strategy.
Romance of The Three Kingdoms is the first zhanghui novel in the history of Chinese literature, the first novel of historical romance and the first novel of literati.
The whole story unfolds in the historical background from the end of the eastern han dynasty to the beginning of the western jin dynasty. At the end of the eastern han dynasty, the emperor was incompetent, the eunuchs were in power, the court was corrupt, and the people were miserable. In turbulent times, a generation of heroes and heroes emerge.
At that time, yuan shao and cao cao led the princes to the palace in the name of the “ten constant chaos”, emperor liu bian of the han dynasty and king liu xie of Chen liu fled in panic. In the process of the various vassals scrambling to find liu bian and liu xie, dong zhuo, who was originally stationed in liangzhou, seized the power of the central government immediately because of his merits in rescuing him. He deposed emperor shao of the han dynasty and made liu xie, king of Chen liu, emperor xian of the han dynasty. Natural disposition cruel dong zhuo retrograde, cause many indignant. In the name of imperial decree, cao cao summoned a group of generals to attack dong zhuo and forced him to take emperor xian of the han dynasty to chang ‘an. Dong zhuo was later killed by his adopted son lu bu.