The editors introduce 19 of China's most enthralling writers, to date largely unknown outside their native land. From Shanghai to Beijing, readers meet people whose lives have been transformed by their country's turbulent history.
"A Vintage original"--T.p. verso.
"Originally published in slightly different form in Great Britain as The Picador book of contemporary Chinese fiction by Picador, an imprint of Macmillan Publishers Ltd., London, 1998"--T.p. verso.
Some Information / David Su Li-qun
A Few Words / Carolyn Choa
from Beijing Opera / David Su Li-qun
Hong Taitai / Cheng Nai-shan
Fate / Shi Tie-sheng
Life in a Small Courtyard / Wang An-yi
Between Themselves / Wang An-yi
Between Life and Death / Su Shu-yang
Cherry / Su Tong
Young Muo / Su Tong
The Window / Mo Shen
The Lovesick Crow and Other Fables / Wang Meng
The General and the Small Town / Chen Shi-xu
Black Walls / Liu Xin-wu
Big Chan / Wang Ceng-qi
Han the Forger / Deng You-mei
Love Must Not Be Forgotten / Zhang Jie
The Family on the Other Side of the Mountain / Zhou Libo
Three Sketches / Zhao Da-nian
The Tall Woman and Her Short Husband / Feng Ji-cai
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