In the nine short stories contained in 'the Taste of Apples', Huang Chun-ming epitomizes the lives of Taiwanese in the face of a relentless wave of modernity shoring Taiwan during the mid-20th century. With their traditionalism assaulted, and the irrevocable loss that ensues, Huang writes the process of which the disadvantaged Taiwanese are forced to reevaluate their lives. An excellent story teller and a piercing observer of Taiwanese scenery and culture, Huang's work has captured the quintessence of Taiwanese life. Five stars.
在'蘋果的滋味'的九篇短篇小說中, 黃春明列出臺灣在20年代中期受到現代化侵襲時的臺灣人的生活. 當他們的傳統被攻擊, 並得到不可撤銷的損失, 黃春明描述這些弱勢的臺灣人和他們如何重新評估他們的生活. 黃春明是一位極佳的故事作家, 也是一位鋒利的觀察者, 他的作品抓到了臺灣社會的精髓. 五顆星星....Continua