Balzac and the little Chinese seamstress / Dai Sijie ; translated by Ina Rilke.

By: Dai, Sijie, 1954-Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Original language: French Publication details: London : Vintage, 2002Description: 172 p. ; 20 cmISBN: 9780099286431 (pbk.) :Subject(s): China -- History -- Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976 -- FictionGenre/Form: Fiction in translation.DDC classification: 843.92 LOC classification: PQ2679Summary: Without betraying the truth of what happened, Dai Sijie transforms the bleak events of China's Cultural Revolution into an enchanting and unexpected story about the resilience of the human spirit and the magical power of great storytelling.
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This translation originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, 2001.

Without betraying the truth of what happened, Dai Sijie transforms the bleak events of China's Cultural Revolution into an enchanting and unexpected story about the resilience of the human spirit and the magical power of great storytelling.

Translated from the French.