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After finishing this book, I am looking forward to reading her new novel.
In story after story, the reader finds disappointment and a trail of hearts broken by modern life's adversities, lies, and unfulfilled dreams.
Yiyun Li is a real master of a short story, her writing is beautiful, passionate, sincere and very deep.
No one who's read this book would question that Li is one of the most amazing short story writers.
This being said, I must say this book is far from being a fair... Read more
the book is very depressing but due to the fact that i must read it for my English class i cant wait to be done with it.Published 11 months ago by jorge
I read this for book club and didn't really want a book of short stories but these were fascinating and hold your attentionPublished 18 months ago by Deede S Wyatt
Despite the fact that each story had a strong vein of sadness, the writing had such an easy flow and the stories went in so many interesting directions, that I absolutely give this... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Lisa M. Taber
This is the first title from this author I read, and there is something about her writing that's find just so lovely and soothing to read, even when the story itself is... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Shannon
Many years ago I read a most disagreeable and distasteful book called The Lord of the Flies. Over the years, I've probably read that book 15 times. Read morePublished on January 9, 2012 by OobleckTheGreen
In my quest to read around the world, I arrived in China with Yiyun Li's collection of short stories. Read morePublished on December 4, 2011 by thing two