Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

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La verdad es que me esperaba más. Bastante más… En los finales de los años 60, en la China donde se impuso la dictadura de Mao Zedong, Luo y el narrador de la historia son dos de los muchísimos jóvenes que fueron enviados a la montaña o al campo para...Continua
Chunin
Wrote 8/12/18
「她說巴爾札克讓她明白了一件事,那就是:女人的美是無價之寶。」主角的朋友羅明費盡心思,意圖將「稍微土了一點」的小裁縫改造成夠高雅的理想伴侶,最後巴爾札克的確使小姑娘變了樣,變成展翅飛翔的鳥兒,飛向看不見的遠方——有時候,一本書能改變一輩子。 正因為知識如此迷人,對獨裁者來說是危險的,消除被統治者接觸文字和知識的一切途徑,一切控制就簡單多了——沒有知識,沒有思想,沒有力量。故事以文革為背景,由兩個下放偏鄉的黑五類知青展開,由淳樸無知的底層人民對他們進行再改造。在一次偶...Continua

Una piccola perla, un libro piccino e intenso da leggere tutto d'un fiato.

Ema
Wrote 4/7/15
Due ragazzi cinesi in rieducazione dai comunisti si dannano l'anima per educare a loro volta una bella ragazza di montagna con risultati a tratti esilaranti. La scena iniziale rende subito evidenti gli accenti ironici e beffardi di questo romanzo che...Continua
Aly
Wrote 5/30/14
The power of the books
Although the setting of the book is really dramatic, the author tells the story with irony. The book is about two friends that were obliged to live in a small village on the mountains because the parents were considered subversive according to Mao's...Continua

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