The Giant Baby (Storycuts)

The Giant Baby (Storycuts)

by Su Tong
     
 

It was rare for the people from Wangbao to come down from their mountain village, but one spring, they arrive in town with sensational news - a virgin birth. What's more, there is something very odd about the baby - he is as big as a child of three, black all over and missing a finger. The villagers whisper that he is the thunder god's son, but back in town, the

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Overview

It was rare for the people from Wangbao to come down from their mountain village, but one spring, they arrive in town with sensational news - a virgin birth. What's more, there is something very odd about the baby - he is as big as a child of three, black all over and missing a finger. The villagers whisper that he is the thunder god's son, but back in town, the local doctor knows something he is too afraid to tell.

Part of the Storycuts series, this short story was previously published in the collection Madwoman on the Bridge.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781448125876
Publisher:
Transworld Publishers Limited
Publication date:
11/17/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
19
File size:
0 MB

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Meet the Author

Born in 1963 in Suzhou and now living in Beijing with his family, Su Tong is one of China's most celebrated bestselling authors, shooting to international fame in 1993 when Zhang Yimou's film of his novella Raise the Red Lantern was nominated for an Oscar. His first short story collection Madwoman on the Bridge was published by Black Swan in 2008.

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