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Love in the New Millennium

Margellos World Republic of Letters
Sprecher: Janet Song
Spieldauer: 12 Std. und 35 Min.
Kategorien: English - Comedy, Satire

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The most ambitious work of fiction by a writer widely considered the most important novelist working in China today. 

In this darkly comic novel, a group of women inhabits a world of constant surveillance, where informants lurk in the flower beds and false reports fly. Conspiracies abound in a community that normalizes paranoia and suspicion. Some try to flee - whether to a mysterious gambling bordello or to ancestral homes that can be reached only underground through muddy caves, sewers, and tunnels. Others seek out the refuge of Nest County, where traditional Chinese herbal medicines can reshape or psychologically transport the self. Each life is circumscribed by buried secrets and transcendent delusions. 

Can Xue's masterful love stories for the new millennium trace love's many guises - satirical, tragic, transient, lasting, nebulous, and fulfilling - against a kaleidoscopic backdrop of commerce and industry, fraud and exploitation, and sex and romance drawn from the East and the West.

©2013 Can Xue; English translation copyright 2018 by Annelise Finegan Wasmoen; foreword copyright 2018 by Eileen Myles (P)2019 Tantor

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