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Green River Daydreams
Liu Heng is one of contemporary China's most acclaimed and masterful writers, and with Green River Daydreams he has written "of the struggle between Western ideas and the old political system, all of it set against a supplely portrayed mountain and river landscape" (NPR's All Things Considered). Ears, the slave of a wealthy landowning family in the early twentieth century, ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published May 7th 2002 by Grove Press
(first published January 1st 2001)
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Liu Heng (Chinese: 刘恒; pinyin: Liú Héng; born in May, 1954) is a Chinese writer. He is generally seen as a realist writer. He became a professional writer in the 1970s after having worked as a peasant farmer, a factory worker and a soldier, classes which have served as fodder for his stories and, not coincidentally, classes which Mao Zedong promoted as the audience for literature in his 1942 Talks ...moreMore about Liu Heng