Selected Stories of Xiao Hongby Xiao Hong, Howard Goldbratt (Translator)
Xiao Hong was one of the most renowned writers in China during the 1930s. She published her first novel when she was only twenty-four, and her talent was quickly recognized by Lu Xun, one of the greatest Chinese writers in the twentieth century, who wrote a preface for her work. She died in 1942 at the age of thirty-one. This collection includes some of her most famous short stories, such as "On the Oxcart," "Spring in a Small Town," "The Family Outsider," "Flight from Danger," "Vague Expectations," "The Bridge," and "Hands."
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