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The Private Banquet (Storycuts)
     

The Private Banquet (Storycuts)

by Su Tong
 

Bao Qing was a classic example of what people in Maqiao meant when they spat out the word 'intellectual'. Coming home to his old town for the holidays was just as much trouble as not coming home, for this was a town where his old schoolmate Fatcat had every local business in his pocket. And Fatcat considered the returning 'professor' a celebrity. Bao Qing was about

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Bao Qing was a classic example of what people in Maqiao meant when they spat out the word 'intellectual'. Coming home to his old town for the holidays was just as much trouble as not coming home, for this was a town where his old schoolmate Fatcat had every local business in his pocket. And Fatcat considered the returning 'professor' a celebrity. Bao Qing was about to get an invitation he could not refuse.

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


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781448125883
Publisher:
Transworld Publishers Limited
Publication date:
11/17/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
32
File size:
372 KB

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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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