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The dark road
The dark road
Ma, Jian, 1953-2013
Articles
Meili, a young peasant woman is married to Kongzi, a village school teacher, and a distant descendant of the great sage Confucius. They have a daughter, but desperate to carry on his illustrious line, Kongzi gets Meili pregnant without waiting for official permission. When family planning officers storm into the village to arrest violators of the population control policy, mother, father and daughter are forced to make a fugitive life on the river.
Main title:
The dark road / by Ma Jian ; translated by Flora Drew.
Imprint:
London : Chatto & Windus, 2013.
Collation:
304 p.
Notes:
Translated from the Chinese.
ISBN:
9780701187538 (hbk)
Dewey class:
895.136FICTIONGEN
Language:
EnglishChinese
BRN:
236926
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