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Freudenberger beautifully develops the themes of collectivity versus individuality, and authenticity versus artifice through the odyssey of her protagonist, a Chinese artist, from... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Virginia
Interestign tale about a period on CHinese art world that we know little about. Took a while for me to figure our the end and I enjoyed that.Published 3 months ago by James S.
This story, narrated from several viewpoints, spins a story of art and deception. The story is easy to follow, yet the theme twists and turns into unexpected avenues.Published 4 months ago by sharon bunker
I mostly liked this book. In the beginning it seemed to be setting up a French farce but the potential was not materialized. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Georgilee Alford
This book took me a long time to read. It wasn't especially long or filled with difficult prose but I kept putting it down and then picking it back up. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Debrashemesh
Freudenberger's stories fascinate me and although set for the most part in the country I know, they reveal aspects of a foreign culture. Read morePublished 16 months ago by NPark
Wonderful characterization and interesting setting, situation and plot.It is based on a Chinese artist who comes to the United States for an exhibition of is works.Published on July 11, 2013 by Margaret McCleskey
Interesting read- good for discussion group topic on the meaning of art and cultural differences- also identity issues- bought based on later bookPublished on December 12, 2012 by Love to Receive Packages
Got this as a review copy and could barely make it through. Even more static than her short stories.Published on September 22, 2010 by A. St. James