Do Not Say We Have Nothing

by | Editor: Granta
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In Canada in 1990, ten-year-old Marie and her mother invite a guest into their home: a young woman who has fled China in the aftermath of the Tiananmen Square protests. Her name is Ai-Ming. As her relationship with Marie deepens, Ai-Ming tells the st ...Continua
Lucy van Pelt
Ha scritto il 20/04/17
La sino-canadese Madeleine Thien riesce in un solo romanzo a toccare un'infinità di temi: ci sono le vicende storico-politico della Cina dal Grande balzo in avanti fino alle manifestazioni di Piazza Tienanmen, sempre viste attraverso la lente delle e...Continua

Ha scritto il Nov 30, 2016, 00:10
Sparrow turned towards the door. "Where have you been?" "At the Square, of course! You should see it, all the people--" He began to berate her. Ai-ming stared at her father as if he were a stranger. "How can I protect you?" he yelled. "How?" He had d...Continua
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Ha scritto il Nov 26, 2016, 03:42
Still, some link between the three of them could never be broken, it was the future that was to have been, if only the country had chosen a different path. She wanted to ask Kai so many questions. She wanted to tell him that whatever happened, whatev...Continua
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Ha scritto il Nov 18, 2016, 20:08
She didn't want to be her own still river, she wished to be part of the ocean.
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