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Balzac and the little Chinese seamstress

Balzac and the little Chinese seamstress
Author(s): 
Sijie Dai
Ina Rilke
Description: 
At the height of Mao's Cultural Revolution, two teenage boys are among thousands exiled to the countryside for "re-education." The narrator and his best friend find themselves in a remote village where their only distractions are a violin and the beautiful daughter of the local tailor. But it is when they discover a hidden stash of Western classics in Chinese translation that their re-education takes its most surprising turn
Call Number: 
FIC Dai
Format: 
Book