I would love to read the other interviews that are available in the Chinese version.
I suspect that most of us, in China and the rest of the world, are much closer to the bottom of our societies than we are to the leaders of those societies.
The Corpse Walker: Real Life Stories: China From the Bottom Up Hope more people come here and like to read the book I had view.
Overall, this book is very good for all the reasons the other reviewers mentioned.
However, it feels like it's only half the story. Read more
I have a special interest in China and its Cultural Revolution. For this reason, I found the book very interesting. I wondered if some of the stories have been embellished. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Roderick I. Macpherson
This is an interesting look at rural life, and living in general, under what was (hopefully) an earlier form of Chinese communism. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Matthew J. Brennan
If you are very interested in China, order this book! This book is highly informative on a topic that those who experienced the cultural revolution first hand are very hesitant to... Read morePublished 14 months ago by eaglestail
If you follow history and current events in China, this book will make perfect sense. Each interview can be read like a short story. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Carina
GrEAT Stories of low level Chinese finding their way at the bottom of a communist society. I Highly recommend itPublished 18 months ago by Gregory A Powell
Tempting as it sometimes is to want to believe that the Chinese financial miracle that has awed the west, means they're becoming more like us, this series of stories about random... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Blayney Colmore
A very well written narration of life (lives) during the first 60 years of communist rule in China.each chapter is about one life and reveals the perils of an autocratic society. Read morePublished 18 months ago by robert bennett
chilling truth of life today outside of the cities-its hard to love it. Cab sample without reading the whole bookPublished 20 months ago by Ellen Messing