Three Sisters by Bi Feiyu
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Three Sisters
By Bi Feiyu

Three Sisters

By (author) See other recent books by Bi Feiyu
Translated by Howard Goldblatt See other recent books by Howard Goldblatt
Format: Paperback

Checking availability...




Three Sisters by Bi Feiyu

Book Awards

  • Long-listed for Man Asian Literary Prize 2011.

Book Description

Three sisters struggle to change the course of their destinies in a China that does not belong to them. Yumi uses her dignity, Yuxiu her seductive powers, and Yuyang her desire for success. This breathtaking story vividly captures the demonic desire for power that possesses people. Whether it's in the village of the Wang family, where life is attuned to the rhythm of working the fields and the slogans of the cultural revolution, or in the Peking of the 1980s, not one of these women is prepared to be just another wave in the 'infinite ocean of people'. It is an epic portrayal of life in modern China.

Buy Three Sisters book by Bi Feiyu from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9781846590238
ISBN-10: 184659023X
Classification: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Format: Paperback (200mm x 130mm x mm)
Imprint: Telegram Books
Publisher: Telegram Books
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Customers who bought this also bought...


You might also like...

Perfect Heritage by Penny Vincenzi Perfect Heritage by Penny Vincenzi

A family. A firm. A lifetime of secrets. The irresistible new novel from the No 1 bestselling Penny Vincenzi. The Original and The Best.

After I Left You by Alison Mercer After I Left You by Alison Mercer

Anna has not been back to Oxford since her last summer at university, seventeen years ago. She tries not to think about her time there, or the tightly knit group of friends she once thought would be hers forever.

Crime at Black Dudley by Margery Allingham Crime at Black Dudley by Margery Allingham

Dr George Abbershaw and his friend Wyatt Petrie arrive at the remote and forbidding mansion of Black Dudley for a weekend visit - one of several hosted every year by Wyatt's invalid uncle, Colonel Coombe. No sooner have the guests assembled than talk turns to the sinister Black Dudley Dagger and the ritual that accompanies this ancient relic.

Local Souls by Allan Gurganus Local Souls by Allan Gurganus

This book underscores what we have long known Gurganus stands among the best writers of our time. Ann Patchett"

» View more books like these...

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Three Sisters book by Bi Feiyu and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Bi Feiyu

Bi Feiyu was born in 1964 in Xinghua, in the province of Jiangsu, China. He is the recipient of many literary prizes, including the Lu Xun Prize in 1996. He co-wrote the film Shanghai Triad, which was directed by acclaimed Chinese director Zhang Yimou. His novel, The Moon Opera, was published by Telegram in 2007.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Bi Feiyu close
»
Recent books by Howard Goldblatt close
City of the Queen by Howard Goldblatt
Song of King Gesar by Howard Goldblatt
Song of King Gesar by Howard Goldblatt
Republic of Wine by Howard Goldblatt
Shifu, You'll Do Anything for a Laugh by Howard Goldblatt
Pow! by Howard Goldblatt
Change by Howard Goldblatt
Ward Four by Howard Goldblatt
Change by Howard Goldblatt
Loud Sparrows by Howard Goldblatt
Old Capital by Howard Goldblatt
Columbia Anthology of Modern Chinese Literature by Howard Goldblatt
Columbia Anthology of Modern Chinese Literature by Howard Goldblatt
Loud Sparrows by Howard Goldblatt
Execution of Mayor Yin by Howard Goldblatt
Retribution by Howard Goldblatt
Red Poppies by Howard Goldblatt
Taste of Apples by Howard Goldblatt
Rose, Rose, I Love You by Howard Goldblatt
Notes of a Desolate Man by Howard Goldblatt
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close