The Selected Stories of Xu Zechen: Plum Rain and Other Works [Paperback]

Zechen Xu (Author); Fernando Arrieta (Author)

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ISBN: 9781626430891 | Published by: Bridge 21 Publications | Series: Bridge21 Contemporary Chinese Literature | Volume: 1 | Year of Publication: 2023 | Language: English 275p, H139 x W216 (mm)
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The Selected Stories of Xu Zechen

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This book contains 6 works written by Xu Zechen, a leading figure of Chinese Post-1970 writers in different periods. It reflects the different creative characteristics of the author in each period, and also draws a relatively complete outline of the author's creative trajectory. Xu Zechen's works pay more attention to low men, as well as the memories of childhood, campus life and the living conditions of the Beijing drifters. Through his deep vision, he presents the readers with a series of life conditions of the nobody who struggles hard with life. The writing style is simple and sincere, with strong appeal. All the stories in this book are told in the first person, which can be regarded as the author's spiritual autobiography. Xu Zechen won the sixth Lu Xun Literature Award for short stories, and short stories have always been the focus and intention of Xu Zechen's creation.

Table of Contents

PLUM RAIN
NANJING, NANJING
THE QI'S VILLAGE
LIKE HEAVEN ON EARTH
ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS
TRIP TO MORDAGA

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