Posts Tagged ‘Chinese’

Three Sisters – Bi Feiyu

 Winner of 2010 Man Asian Literary Prize Translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt and Sylvia Li-chun Lin Five words from the blurb: sisters, China, power, society, family Three Sisters gives a fascinating insight into the life of Chinese women in the 1970s. By observing the differences between three sisters we see how the status of their […]

The Boat to Redemption – Su Tong

 Winner of the Man Asian Literary Prize 2009 Translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt The Boat to Redemption focuses on the boat people of a Chinese River. The central character is Dongliang, who was once the revered grandson of a revolutionary martyr, but when his ancestry is questioned his life quickly deteriorates. The main […]