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“A sweet-tempered, low-key tale that has been justly in comparison to 84 Charing pass Road.” —Kirkus Reviews
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In Can Xue’s notable publication, we come across a whole assemblage of husbands, other halves, and enthusiasts. Entwined in advanced, frequently tortuous relationships, those characters step into each one other’s fantasies, wearing on conversations which are “forever guessing video games. ” Their trips display the inner most geographical regions of human wish, figured in Can Xue’s imaginative and prescient of snakes and wasps, crows, cats, mice, earthquakes, and landslides.
Ein zauberhafter Roman über die Kraft der Wörter und der Fantasie»Wäre es möglich, Augenblicke einzufrieren, würde ich diesen in eine Plastikdose legen. Dann könnte guy den wintry weather über davon zehren. « Als es Anna immer weniger gelingt, ihre Erinnerungen festzuhalten, und ihr Gedächtnis langsam unzuverlässiger wird, klammert sie sich an Wortlisten (»Stein, Birke, Gras, Stuhl«) und erfindet Wörter für Dinge, die keinen Namen haben.
Compliment for Vi Khi Nao:"Here i used to be allowed to disregard for your time that that's what books aspire to inform, so taken used to be I by way of extra captivating and mysterious pleasures. " Carole MasoHow do you endure the demise of a kid? With fishtanks and jellyfish burials, Persephone's pomegranate seeds, and affairs with the associates.
Following his nation’s defeat within the Pacific battle, Kuki Kyuzo, a jap formative years, struggles to come back domestic to Japan from Manchuria. What follows is a wild trip related to medicinal drugs, smuggling, chases, and trap. Kyuzo ultimately makes his as far back as Japan yet unearths himself not able to disembark. His country is still inaccessible to him, and now he questions its very life.
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