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Boy in the Twilight: Stories of the Hidden China

English · Paperback

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In the title story, a shopkeeper confronts a child thief and punishes him without mercy. “Victory” shows a young couple shaken by the husband’s infidelity, each scrambling to stake claims to the components of their shared life. Other tales show, by turns, two factory workers who spoil their only son, a gang of townsfolk who bully an innocent orphan, and a spectacular fistfight outside a refinery bathhouse. Taken together, these stories form a snapshot of a nation, lit with the deep feeling and ready humor that characterize its people. A sensation in Asia, <

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Yu Hua

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Authors Yu Hua, Hua Yu, Yu Hua
Assisted by Allan H. Barr (Translation)
Publisher Anchor Books USA
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback
Released 31.10.2014
 
EAN 9780804171021
ISBN 978-0-8041-7102-1
No. of pages 195
Dimensions 131 mm x 202 mm x 15 mm
Subjects Fiction > Narrative literature
Fiction > Narrative literature > Contemporary literature (from 1945)

Chinesische SchriftstellerInnen; Werke (div.)

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