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Short Stories in Chinese
by John Balcom




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A dual-language edition of Chinese stories--many appearing in English for the first time

This new volume of eight short stories, with parallel translations, offers students at all levels the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of contemporary literature from the world's most spoken language, without having to constantly to refer back to a dictionary.

The stories--many of which appear here in English for the first time--are by well-known writers as well as emerging voices. From a story by Li Rui about the honest simplicity of a Shanxi farmer to one by Ma Yuan exposing the seamy underside of contemporary urban society, they are infused with both rural dialect and urban slang and feature a wide range of styles and points of view.

Complete with notes, the stories make excellent reading in either language.

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Overview

A dual-language edition of Chinese stories--many appearing in English for the first time

This new volume of eight short stories, with parallel translations, offers students at all levels the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of contemporary literature from the world's most spoken language, without having to constantly to refer back to a dictionary.

The stories--many of which appear here in English for the first time--are by well-known writers as well as emerging voices. From a story by Li Rui about the honest simplicity of a Shanxi farmer to one by Ma Yuan exposing the seamy underside of contemporary urban society, they are infused with both rural dialect and urban slang and feature a wide range of styles and points of view.

Complete with notes, the stories make excellent reading in either language.


This item is Non-Returnable.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780143118350
  • ISBN-10: 0143118358
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: June 2013
  • Page Count: 272
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 7.72 x 5.1 x 0.74 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.45 pounds

Series: Penguin Parallel Text

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