Helen Xiaoyan Wu wrote:
I believe there are many English versions of the 36 Stratagems. Below
are the three of them that I have collected.
Gao Yuan. _Lure the Tiger out of the Mountains: The 36 Stratagems of
Ancient China_. New York/Sydney/London/Tokyo/Toronto/Singapore: Simon
& Schuster, 1991.
[Call no.] HD30.28.G36 1991
Sun Haichen. _The Wiles of War: 36 Military Strategies from Ancient
China_. Beijing: Foreign Languages, 1991 [2nd printing 1993].
[This book may be available in your local Chinatown bookstore.
I bought it in Chinatown, Toronto.]
Wang Xuanming. _Thirty-six Stratagems_. Trans. by Koh Koh Kiang
(comics) and Liu (texts of the stratagems). Rev. ed. Asiapac Books.
Singapore: Asiapac, 1993
[1st ed. 1992; rev. ed. 1993; reprinted June 1993, Feb. 1994]
[May be available in your local Chinatown bookstore or a big,
All the above three are excellent though the third one is less
scholastic. They are complementary, i.e., you can't take one to
replace the other.