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mayog moved a title to their Completed shelf Sep 17 2019
Shortly before World War II, a Chinese man, sent to Japan to recover from tuberculosis, meets a lovely Japanese girl and four older residents, in a story of passion and sacrifice.
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mayog made a comment Sep 07 2019
"What an odd little book, a complete departure from some of the other books I’ve read. Narrated in by a seven-year old diplomat’s child, the book muses on childhood love and obsession, human love of war, and a girl named Elena, all in voice that is..." Permalink
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mayog moved a title to their Completed shelf Sep 07 2019
The unnamed narrator of this novel is the seven-year-old daughter of diplomats posted to Peking for three years in the mid-seventies. She lives in the tightly enclosed world of the concrete ghetto of San Li Tun with her childish infatuation with...
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mayog moved a title to their Completed shelf Sep 07 2019
A visionary cast of characters weaves together past and present in an intricate tapestry of tales. The resulting fabric tells the story of the dispossessed and displaced, of peoples whose history is ancient and whose future is unforeseen.
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