The Crazed

The Crazed


336 pages


Professor Yang, a respected teacher of literature, has had a stroke and it falls to Jian Wan - who is also engaged to Yang's daughter - to care for him. It initially seems a simple duty until the professor begins to rave, pleading with invisible tormentors and denouncing his family- Are these just manifestations of illness, or is Yang spewing up the truth? In a China convulsed by the Tiananmen uprising, those who listen to the truth are as much at risk as those who speak it. Lyrical and heart-breaking, The Crazed is an incisive portrait of modern Chinese society.

'Reading [Ha Jin] is almost like falling in love' The New Yorker By the author of the Award winning Waiting



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Date de parution 06 juillet 2010
Nombre de lectures 4
EAN13 9781407020327
Langue English

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