Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

In this enchanting tale about the magic of reading and the wonder of romantic awakening, two hapless city boys are exiled to a remote mountain village for reeducation during China's infamous Cultural Revolution. There they 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, they find transit from their grim surroundings to worlds they never imagined. *This book may have remainder mark*

Product Overview
ISBN 9780385722209
Categories BX, Fiction, Historical Fiction
Author(s) Dai Sijie
Publisher Anchor Books
Pages 192
Format Paperback
Dimensions 13.5cm x 1.2cm x 20.3cm
Weight 0.38 kg
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