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Creating poetry out of the ordinary and the mundane, these stories are at once both stark and deeply lyrical.
Paperback, 366 pages
Published October 10th 2010 by Shanghai Press (first published 2009)
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First rate. Major global talent. I've never read anything quite like the title story, or any of the others for that matter. Character and situation (culture) driven literature. Really one of the finest writers of our times.
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Wang Anyi (王安忆, born in Tong'an in 1954) is a Chinese writer, and currently the chairwoman of Writers' Association of Shanghai. The daughter of a famous writer and member of the Communist Party, Ru Zhijuan(茹志鹃), and a father who was denounced as a Rightist when she was three years old, Wang Anyi writes that she "was born and raised in a thoroughfare, Huaihai Road." As a result of the Cultural Revo ...more