Balzac And The Little Chinese Seamstress

Sijie Daj

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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Vintage
Publisher Place: London
Publisher Year: 2002
Edition: Reprint

Description: 172 pages. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in Fine condition throughout. Picture A Boy Of 19 Having Heard Nothing But Revolutionary Blather About Patriotism, Communism, Ideology And Propaganda All His Life, Falling Headlong Into A Story Of Awakening Desire, Passion, Impulsive Action,love.

Publishers Description: 1971: Maos cultural Revolution is at its peak. Two sons of doctors, sent to re-education camps, forced to carry buckets of excrement up and down mountain paths, have only their sense of humour to keep them going. Although the attractive daughter of the local tailor also helps to distract them from the task at hand. The boys true re-education starts, however, when they discover a hidden suitcase packed with the great Western novels of the nineteenth century. Their lives are transformed. And not only their lives: after listening to the stories of Balzac, the little seamstress will never be the same again.

ISBN: 9780099286431

(181771)


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