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Paradise on Earth is the deeply moving story of five travelers taking a creative writing expedition through some of China's most scenic landscapes. As these five lonely people make their way from the Fu River running through Sichuan's ancient mountains to the famous Jiuzhaigou Valley, their personal stories unfold and intertwine. A story of lovers and rivals, fathers and daughters, legends and modern history, Paradise on Earth captures the complex and sometimes disturbing experience of a changing society, and stands as a significant addition to the growing body of fiction exploring China's recent past.

Synopsis:

Paradise on Earth is the deeply moving story of five travelers taking a creative writing expedition through some of China's most scenic landscapes. As these five lonely people make their way from the Fu River running through Sichuan's ancient mountains to the famous Jiuzhaigou Valley, their personal stories unfold and intertwine. A story of lovers and rivals, fathers and daughters, legends and modern history, Paradise on Earth captures the complex and sometimes disturbing experience of a changing society, and stands as a significant addition to the growing body of fiction exploring China's recent past.

About the Author

Zhu Lin, the daughter of a Shanghai intellectual, was relocated as a teenager to the countryside in Anhui Province, where she remained for six years. After working as an editor, she embarked on her own writing career, with works ranging from short stories to full-length fiction. She is now member of Shanghai Writers' Association.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781602202344
Author:
Lin, Zhu
Publisher:
Shanghai Press, Better Link Press
Author:
Lee, Yawtsong
Author:
Jiren, Wang
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Travel -- China.
Subject:
Asia - China
Subject:
short stories; shanghai; literature; china; chinese novels
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Contemporary Writers
Publication Date:
20130331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
230
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.25 in

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Literature » Asia
Religion » Comparative Religion » General
Travel » Asia » China

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Product details 230 pages Shanghai Press, Better Link Press - English 9781602202344 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Paradise on Earth is the deeply moving story of five travelers taking a creative writing expedition through some of China's most scenic landscapes. As these five lonely people make their way from the Fu River running through Sichuan's ancient mountains to the famous Jiuzhaigou Valley, their personal stories unfold and intertwine. A story of lovers and rivals, fathers and daughters, legends and modern history, Paradise on Earth captures the complex and sometimes disturbing experience of a changing society, and stands as a significant addition to the growing body of fiction exploring China's recent past.
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