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China dream

Author: Jian Ma; Flora Drew
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Ma Daode is feeling pleased with himself. He has just been appointed Director of the China Dream Bureau, tasked with overwriting people's private dreams with President Xi's great China Dream of national rejuvenation. He has an impressive office, three properties and a bevy of mistresses texting him night and day. But just as Ma Daode is putting the finishing touches to his plan for a mass golden wedding anniversary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Dystopian fiction
Fiction
Political fiction
Psychological fiction
Translations into English
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jian Ma; Flora Drew
ISBN: 9781784742492 178474249X
OCLC Number: 1066747279
Language Note: Translated from the Chinese.
Description: xii, 180 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Befuddled by spring dreams --
Sharing the same bed, dreaming different dreams --
Dreams evaporate, wealth trickles away --
Dreaming your life away in a drunken haze --
Life floats by like a dream --
Beguiled by empty pipe dreams --
The dream of the red tower.
Responsibility: Ma Jian ; translated from the Chinese by Flora Drew.

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A poetic and unflinching fable about tyranny, guilt, and the erasure of history, by the banned Chinese writer hailed as `China's Solzhenitsyn'.  Read more...

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"A master of inimitable humour. Always hilarious, thought-provoking, and immensely moving" -- Jung Chang, author of Wild Swans "A biting and humane novel of stunning concision... Bleakly funny, Read more...

 
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