Foreign Devil: A Novel
Foreign Devil tells the story of Ni Bing, whose desire for a free life earns her the disparagement of family and friends. Amid the turbulence of the Cultural Revolution and the kafkaesque rules of contemporary China, she dreams of attending college and moving to America. Trapped in a web of gossip and innuendo, betrayed by her married lover, threatened by the local police, and thwarted by the haunting past, Ni Bing finds more than just a way out. By losing her innocence, she finds herself - and uncovers the intricate secrets of her parents.
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Foreign Devil: A NovelUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Shanghai-born Wang Ping's first novel relies on a first-person narrator, like her short story collection American Visa (Coffee House Pr., 1994). Here, Ni Bing details her 12-year struggle to earn a ... Read full review
Review: Foreign DevilUser Review - Goodreads
Very readabke, hard to put down! I have read a fair amount of pre-revolutionary Chinese life but this was the best I have read that depicts Chinese experince since the Cultural Revolution. Read full review