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Three Sisters
By Bi Feiyu

Three Sisters

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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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781846590238
ISBN-10: 184659023X
Classification: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Format: Paperback (200mm x 130mm x mm)
Pages: 347
Imprint: Telegram Books
Publisher: Telegram Books
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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.

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