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One has to get used to the style. The short stories go back and forth between dream, real dialogue, description of the surroundings, without advising the reader. Read morePublished 9 months ago by L.Tonesi
These are intriguing stories written by a Chinese writer who eventually claimed French citizenship. The stories take place in China. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Amelia
This is a great book of short stories from one of China's expatriates. The stories range in topic, and perhaps are a reflection of the author's own writing evolution.Published 10 months ago by Adventure Reader
This brief compilation includes six short stories by Gao Xingjian, the winner of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Literature. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Hugo Rodrigues
I chose a stories book. And it was worth it. The experience is similar to taking six trips in one-go. The author is an excellent guide. Read morePublished on June 4, 2013 by lovevonbeautyvonlove
Didn't like the first pages of this author's 'Soul Mountain', his most famous novel, but these stories, all but one written before Gao left China, are well-defined, strong... Read morePublished on November 21, 2012 by Moon rabbit
This is simply a wonderful book of plotless short stories. One has a sensation of directness and purity. It's so refreshing! Read morePublished on April 4, 2012 by ALWHorses
it is hard to comment on Gao Xingjian's works because while he is a master artist, he works from a perspective in his medium that can be beyond the grasp of a reader. Read morePublished on December 21, 2010 by suburban dissident