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Yu Hua - China in Ten Words - 9780715645512 - V9780715645512
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China in Ten Words

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Description for China in Ten Words Paperback. A unique insight into modern China by a leading author Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JJP; 3JM; BM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 16. Weight in Grams: 184.
A powerful, intimate look at the Chinese experience from the years of the Cultural Revolution to the present day, told through personal stories from one of China's most acclaimed authors. Framed by ten words and phrases common in the Chinese vernacular, China in Ten Words reveals as never before the world's most populous yet often misunderstood nation. Characterised by Yu Hua's trademark wit, insight, and courage, he presents a refreshingly candid vision of the 'Chinese miracle' and all its consequences, from the singularly invaluable perspective of a leading writer living in China.

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About Yu Hua
Yu Hua is the author of four novels, six collections of stories, and three collections of essays. His work has been translated into more than twenty languages. In 2002, he became the first Chinese writer to win the James Joyce Award. To Live and Chronicle of a Blood Merchant were named two of the past decade's ten most influential books ... Read more

Reviews for China in Ten Words
'Gripping... it astounds me that Yu Hua has not already joined Nobel Peace Prize-winner Liu Xiaobo and a growing number of other outspoken intellectuals behind bars'
Jonathan Mirsky
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'Caustic and difficult to forget, China in Ten Words is a people's eye view of a world in which the people have little place.'
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