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Lenin's kisses

Author: Lianke Yan; Carlos Rojas
Publisher: New York : Grove Press ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Yan boldly plunges into the psychic gap between China's decades-old conditioned response to communist doctrine and its redefinition of itself as a capitalist power, creating with bold, carnivalesque strokes a heartbreaking story of greed, corruption, and the dangers of utopia.
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Vladimir Ilʹich Lenin
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lianke Yan; Carlos Rojas
ISBN: 9780802120373 0802120377 9781922079435 192207943X
OCLC Number: 781678631
Notes: "Published simultaneously in Canada"--T.p. verso.
"First published in Chinese as Shouhuo in 2004"--T.p. verso.
Description: vii, 500 p. ; 24 cm.
Other Titles: Shou huo.
Responsibility: Yan Lianke ; translated from the Chinese by Carlos Rojas.
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Yan boldly plunges into the psychic gap between China's decades-old conditioned response to communist doctrine and its redefinition of itself as a capitalist power, creating with bold, carnivalesque strokes a heartbreaking story of greed, corruption, and the dangers of utopia.

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Yan Lianke is a finalist for the 2013 Man Booker International Prize! Winner of the Lao She Literary Award * "New York Times" Editors' Choice* "New Yorker" Best Book of 2012* "MacLeans" Best Books of Read more...

 
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