Shenzheners

Author(s): Yiwei Xue; Darryl Sterk (Translator)

Fiction

The first book in English by acclaimed Chinese-Canadian writer Xue Yiwei, Shenzheners is inspired by the young city of Shenzhen, a market town north of Hong Kong that became a Special Economic Zone in 1980 as an experiment in introducing capitalism to Communist China. A city in which everyone is a newcomer, Shenzhen has grown astronomically to become a major metropolitan centre. Hailed as a Chinese Dubliners, the original collection was named one of the Most Influential Chinese Books of the Year in 2013, with most of the stories appearing in Best Chinese Stories.

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General Fields

  • : 9781988130033
  • : Linda Leith Publlishing
  • : August 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Yiwei Xue; Darryl Sterk (Translator)
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 895.13/6
  • : 188