|The Broken Wheel|
|Book Seven of Chung Kuo|
| Preceded by|
White Moon, Red Dragon
| Followed by|
The Marriage of the Living Dark
- This entry refers to the seventh novel of the original version of the series. For the sixteenth volume of the revised version of the series, see Days of Bitter Strength.
Days of Bitter Strength' is the seventh book of the original version of the Chung Kuo series by David Wingrove. It was originally published in 1990. The same title was reused for the sixteenth novel of the revised version of the series.