"The Romance of the Three Kingdoms" is one of the four Great Classic Novels of Chinese Literature, it is also a well-known historical novel that has long been the one that people adore. The author, Luo Guanzhong, has written the turbulent era that lasted for 97 years in Chinese history using literary genre. The magnificent scale and imposing manner of the book is incomparable to other literature works. Through "The Romance of the Three Kingdoms", we get to know the entire era as well as the political strategies and military approaches adopted during that period. The work was written in a way that "It includes seven real and three fictional", which means that the majority is historical characters and incidents, while the minority is fabricated artistically, created those lifelike characters including Liu Bei, Zhuge Liang, Cao Cao and Zhou Yu, as well as many plots that are widely known.
The stamp issue "The Romance of the Three Kingdoms" by Macao post is designed by a famous painter in Macao, Poon Kam Ling. It includes a set of four stamps and the souvenir sheet, the characters and plots are selected from "The Romance of the Three Kingdoms"; and its brushwork is vivid and lifelike.