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Chinese edition of The Harmony Silk Factory, winner of the 2005 Whitbread Awards for First Novel Award by Tash Aw. The character Johnny Lim is portrayed from three perspectives - his only son, his wife and his only friend's - after his death but not all reliably. This novel has the aura of Sound an Fury with its multiple historical urgency in the 1940's during which Lim could have become a communist leader, a Japanese informant, a successful businessman, son of a poor laborer... In Traditional Chinese. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.

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ISBN:
9789867586926
Publisher:
Shi Zhou Wen Hua/Tsai Fong Books
Subject:
Historical - General
Author:
Aw, Tash
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Historical
Publication Date:
20090931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
Chinese
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.26x5.89x.99 in. 1.16 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Chinese edition of The Harmony Silk Factory, winner of the 2005 Whitbread Awards for First Novel Award by Tash Aw. The character Johnny Lim is portrayed from three perspectives - his only son, his wife and his only friend's - after his death but not all reliably. This novel has the aura of Sound an Fury with its multiple historical urgency in the 1940's during which Lim could have become a communist leader, a Japanese informant, a successful businessman, son of a poor laborer... In Traditional Chinese. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.
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