Books by Sijie Dai (3)


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Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Sijie Dai EN

Rating: 4     2 Votes
Country: Asia / China flag China
Description:
New York Times Bestseller Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress is an enchanting tale that captures the magic of reading and the wonder of romantic awakening. An immediate international bestseller, it tells the story of two hapless city boys exiled to a remote mountain village for re-education during China’s infamous Cultural Revolution. There the two friends meet the daughter of the local tailor and discover a hidden stash of Western classics in Chinese translation. As they flirt with the seamstress and secretly devour these banned works, the two friends find transit from their grim surrou... continue


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Balzac y la joven costurera china by Sijie Dai ES

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Country: Asia / China flag China
Description:
Dos adolescentes chinos son enviados a una aldea perdida en las montanas del Fenix del Cielo, cerca de la frontera con el Tibet, para cumplir con el proceso de "reeducacion" implantado por Mao Zedong a finales de los anos sesenta. Soportando unas condiciones de vida infrahumanas, con unas perspectivas casi nulas de regresar algun dia a su ciudad natal, todo cambia con la aparicion de una maleta clandestina llena de obras emblematicas de la literatura occidental. Asi pues, gracias a la lectura de Balzac, Dumas, Stendhal o Romain Roland, los dos jovenes descubriran un mundo repleto de poesia, se... continue