One Man's Bible by Gao Xingjian

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Reissue of a novel based on events of the Chinese Cultural Revolution (1966-76). Thirty years later in Hong Kong, a man is persuaded to talk to a beautiful German Jew named Margarethe about memories of China he has long suppressed. He traces his path through the perilous times and examines his relationships. Themes examined are human reactions in the face of calamity and love and desire. This edition includes a 'P.S.' section containing information about the author and translator, suggestions for further reading, and the author's Nobel Prize acceptance speech. Author was born in eastern China and has a degree in French settling in Paris in 1987. He received the 2000 Nobel Prize for Literature for 'Soul Mountain'. The translator is Associate Professor of Chinese Studies at Sydney University and also translated 'Soul Mountain'. In 2001 she was awarded the New South Wales Premier's Prize for Translation and the PEN Medallion. This 2004 HarperCollins Paperback is in Very Good condition.

ISBN: 9780732275761 SKU: 898368 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.