Grey Story Collection
by A Yi
“Extreme times”: a policeman’s diary recorded an explosion on Valentine’s Day. Two lovers who are fed up with mediocre daily life decided to seek self-destruction by making a bus explosion. They died and several victims and policemen died too but liars and thieves survived. What is the meaning of life?
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A Yi is One of the most talked about fiction writer in China. He is called the Chinese Franz Kafka.He has led a former policeman life and has been exposed to the country’s grubby dark underworld. His works present a vivid and sordid portrait of contemporary China with a bizarre literary style and a utterly unsentimental worldview. The universal themes of his works are loneliness, defeat and mediocrity.He has also published fiction in Granta and The Guardian.
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- Publisher Yilin Press
- Publication Date June 2016
- Orginal LanguageChinese simplified
- ISBN/Identifier 9787544759755
- Primary Price 38 CNY
- Publish StatusPublished
- Copyright Year2016
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