Superb stories bring Chinese life info focus

{ "b" : "A Thousand Years Of Good Prayers," , "cite" : "by Yiyun Li, Fourth Estate, €21.90."}

11th February, 2006

{ "b" : "A Thousand Years Of Good Prayers," , "cite" : "by Yiyun Li, Fourth Estate, €21.90."}

Chinese author Yiyun Li has assembled a strong collection of stories for this, her first book. Set in China and occasionally in the US, these ten equally engrossing stories are populated with husbands and wives, parents and children, neighbours and lovers.

Each story is told in an idiosyncratic first-person voice that drives home harsh realities of Chinese life both past and...

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