Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

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Chatto & Windus, 2001 - China - 172 pages
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Two boys are sent for re-education in Mao's China and discover instead the discreet charm of bourgeois literature and the tailor's attractive daughter.

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I seem to be on a tear this year of reading books about books. Most I've enjoyed, but few have presented the whole process of reading and learning in quite such a wonderful way as Dai Sijie does in ... Read full review

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I enjoyed this book. I imagined myself as a young, middle school-aged boy from the city whose life has already changed and now must undergo a greater change by being sent away to be re-educated, even ... Read full review

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