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The fat years

Author: Guanzhong Chen; Michael S Duke
Publisher: London : Doubleday, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Truth is not an option...Beijing, sometime in the near future: a month has gone missing from official records. No one has any memory of it, and no one can care less. Except for a small circle of friends, who will stop at nothing to get to the bottom of the sinister cheerfulness and amnesia that has possessed the Chinese nation. When they kidnap a high-ranking official and force him to reveal all, what they learn -  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dystopias
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Guanzhong Chen; Michael S Duke
ISBN: 9780385619189 0385619189
OCLC Number: 745430277
Notes: "The notorious thriller they banned in China"--Cover.
Description: 318 p. ; 24 cm.
Other Titles: Sheng shi.
Responsibility: Chan Koonchung ; translated from the Chinese by Michael S. Duke ; with a preface by Julia Lovell.

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Beijing, sometime in the near future: a month has gone missing from official records. No one has any memory of it, and no one can care less. Except for a small circle of friends, who will stop at  Read more...

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"A fascinating tale of China just over the horizon" New Yorker "A thought-provoking novel about China's tomorrow, which reveals the truth about China today" -- Xinran, Author Of The Good Women Of Read more...

 
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