Aug 29, - Six Records of a Floating Life, by Shen Fu Six Records is a classic of Chinese literature. Written in it's the memoir of an unsuccessful. "Six Records of a Floating Life" tells the story of Shen Fu's life in 18th century China. He records his memoirs in categories so they move circularly, each one. Nov 15, - Long revered as a classic work of Chinese literature, Six Records of a Floating Life is the autobiographical narrative of Shen Fu, a young poet.Having bought a subscription, you can download this or other directories on our website. To download the file, click on the button below.