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Lenin's Kisses

Lenin's Kisses( )
Author: Lianke, Yan
Translator: Rojas, Carlos
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Grove/Atlantic, Incorporated
Imprint:Grove Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

A mystifying climatic incongruity begins the award-winning novelLenin’s Kisses--an absurdist, tragicomic masterpiece set in modern day China. Nestled deep within the Balou mountains, spared from the government’s watchful eye, the harmonious people of Liven had enough food and leisure to be fully content. But when their crops and livelihood are obliterated by a seven-day snowstorm in the middle of a sweltering summer, a county official arrives with a lucrative...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 1.37 Inches
Book Weight:1.32 Pounds
Author Biography
Lianke, Yan (Author)
Yan Lianke was born in 1958 in Song County, Henan Province, China. He studied politics and education and is a 1985 graduate of Henan University. A few years later he received a degree in Literature from the People's Liberation Army Art Institute. His novels include Serve the People!, Lenin's Kisses, Dream of Ding Village, and The Four Books. Yan Lianke won the Hua Zhong World Chinese Literature Prize in 2013. He has also won two of China's most prestigious literary awards: the Lu Xan Literary Prize (in 1998 and 2001) and the Lao She Literary Award in 2005. In 2014, he won the Franz Kafka Prize.


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