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Gold boy, emerald girl by Yiyun Li

Gold boy, emerald girl

by Yiyun Li

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Really nicely done. Li's got a light touch, she's comfortable with ambiguity, and her compassion for difficult characters shines through. All these small lives add up to something bigger, a portrait of a time and place that haunts. Highly recommended. (And a review on Like Fire here.) ( )
  lisapeet | Jul 1, 2013 |
a bit depressing for this time of year but the writing is excellent and kept me in the book ( )
  lindap69 | Apr 5, 2013 |
The short stories were sad stories which were very well written. ( )
  mawls | Apr 4, 2013 |
From the wishlist of one of my BookCrossing friends. I hope she likes it!
  BoekenTrol71 | Mar 31, 2013 |
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I am a forty-one-year-old woman living by myself, in the same one-bedroom flat where I have always lived, in a derelict building on the outskirts of Beijing that is threatened to be demolished by government-backed real estate developers.
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A collection of nine short stories that offer a vision of the human fate.

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