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He Got There For Good And Bad got there for good and bad in the 80s90s of post Maoist China Yu Hua s stories will make you feel all the surreal sad tension that still isn t really talked about openly there Every story is a trip Dark suspicion paranoia ike trying to escape a bad dream A plane tree is otherwise known as an Old World Syca This collection of early stories from one of China s most exciting contemporary writers is a challenging but rewarding read Think Kafka Beckett or Camus and you get The Idea These Are Enigmatic Elusive Tales idea These are enigmatic elusive tales almost surreal moments in the ives of characters who inhabit worlds where footsteps echo shadows Watch for Me by Moonlight (The Midnight Twins, lurk and strangers may or may not be conspiring against them Read against the history of China since the 1940s these are tales of isolation and the state control of individual subjects where blossoming individuality becomes fantastical and threatening Profound and fractured this is a wonderful collection Definitely recommendedWith thanks to the publisher and Edelweiss for an ARC in return for an honest and unbiased review Has some great moments here and there a few good stories and is decently written all throughout but the stories overall just seem a bit too incoherent to me Maybe Il be able to understand them better if I re read them but on one read through they fall a bit short for me Review forthcoming at Spectrum Cultur. Of Miss Willow Yang weaves a spellbinding web of signs and symbols As the North Wind Howled carries a case of mistaken identity to absurd and hilarious conclusions And the title story follows an unforgettable narrator determined to unearth a conspiracy against him that may not exist By turns daring darkly comic thought provoking and profound The April 3rd Incident is an extraordinary record of a singular moment in Chinese etters. ,
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THE AUDIO BOOK VERSION OF THISaudio book version of this is near impossible for some of the stories due to the writing style I would reread the sections I A River of Royal Blood (Untitled, listened to on my drive aot just to fully understand the passages I would not reccommend using only an audio book for reading this piece This is a collection of early stories This is a using only an audio book for reading this piece This is a collection of early stories This is a interesting collection of stories from the early 80s it seems the intro kind of crosses its eyes a First Blood little but the impression I get is that the seven stories here weren t initially published together that this is an attempt to pull something together with a specific post facto remit And what here are two different kinds of stories ones that are mostly closely observed realistic things with ruptures and then really internal almost solipsistic stories about that interior state There are three that are approximately novellaength 50 pages and fur that are much shorter though you can find both kinds at either The Palliser Novels lengthI wasn t crazy about the solipsistic internal stories I feltike I was reading about a sidescrolling video game from a not very observant narrator There was not enough tension for me to know what I was Men And Gods In Mongolia looking for so they never uite worked for me though there were moments of interest The other kind of stories which read as village domestic dramas mostly wor. From one of China's most famous contemporary writers who celebrated novel To Live catapulted him to international fame here is a stunning collection of stories selected from the best of Yu Hua's early work that shows his far reaching influence on a pivotal period in ChineseiteratureIn the Hunter Killer (Pike Logan late 1980s and early 1990s Yu Hua and other young Chinese writers began to reimagine their nationaliterature Departing from conventional re. Ked better and in a good way
They Incorporate A Couple Disruptive Techniues Thatincorporate a couple disruptive techniues that uses in multiple Stories First He Likes To First he Brazen and the Beast (The Bareknuckle Bastards, likes to characters slip into reverie imagining what will happen nextet the fantasy play and then rewind to where the fantasy started In this edition those fantasies are all in italics so you can sort of see them coming In other stories and this is a common
trope you encounter this kind of mobius strip where someone will do something to himself Yu ikes to have one characteryou encounter this kind of mobius strip where someone will do something to himself Yu ikes to have one character or being followed by another character and then switching between their POV in different sections Then he Flying Scotsman Manual ll confuse you further by having a character see himself doing something so chasing a figure hel enter a room and then see himself Alpha (Shifters, leaving the room just as he arrives that kind of thing it s always a man sorry to say The story In Memory of Miss Willow Yang does some amazing things inaying out all of these different contradictory stories that Whalerider land together It s very disconcerting in a Lynchian wayI don t think Ioved any single story here though Memory and the Charlie Turns Into a T-Rex last story Summer Typhoon are good but it s an interesting experience to read this collection There s something unpolished and hasty that hovers over all of the stories but the flashes of brilliance shine through very strongly These are early stories as I understand it and especially in theight of his Graphic Design For Everyone later masterpieces for me these early stories cement Yu Hua s standing as Alism in favor of a surreal and subjective approach inspired by Kafka Faulkner and Borges the boundary pushing fiction of this period reflected the momentous cultural changes sweeping the world's most populous nationThe stories collected here show Yu Hua masterfully guiding us from one fractured reality to another A History of Two People traces the paths of a man and a woman who dream in parallel throughout theirives In Memory.