The true story of Ah Q

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Foreign Language Press, 1953 - 111 pages

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User Review  - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing

A remarkable short story, about a man who is relentlessly proud of his 'spiritual victories', after he gets beaten up, humiliated, and gets his head sliced off while trying to think of a line from Chinese opera to quote. Thick with allegory. Need to get more from this author. Read full review

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User Review  - wildbill - LibraryThing

The author in a very short book is able to convey what it was like to live in China just before the revolution. The book is also a sharp satire on the corruption of Chinese society at that time. I enjoyed the book and expect that I will learn more when I read it again. Read full review

Contents

Chapter Page I Introduction
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A Brief Account of Ah Qs Victories
9
A Further Account of Ah Qs Victories
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