SarahNicoleD, August 6, 2012 (view all comments by SarahNicoleD)
This is honestly one of my favorite books. Sijie Dai's writing is absolutely gorgeous, the plot's placing is flawless, and it's just an interesting read overall. I'd highly recommend this book to anyone would likes strong characters,vivid descriptions, and compelling plot twists ... which is pretty much everyone, so go out and read it!
Zmrzlina, October 22, 2007 (view all comments by Zmrzlina)
A story that transports the reader through time and awakens the magic that is reading. Two young men sent off for "re-education" during the Chinese Cultural Revolution find their education in strange places. Elegant and finely stitched narrative.
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Hibba, March 13, 2007 (view all comments by Hibba)
A simple story about two boys who are sent off to a village high in the mountains to be re-educated during China's cultural revolution. They are gifted with the ability for story-telling that affects the villagers and those reading.
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