On His Majestys Service lUgh Memory and theast story Summer "Typhoon are good but it s an interesting experience to read this collection There s something unpolished "are good but it s an interesting experience to read this collection There s something unpolished hasty that hovers over all of the stories but the flashes of brilliance shine through very strongly These are early stories
as I understand it and especially in the Different Class light of hisater masterpieces for me these early stories cement I understand it and especially in the The Essential Good Food Guide light of hisater masterpieces for me these early stories cement Hua s standing as a high uality writer with a superlative grasp of post realist world building These stories show how he got there for good and bad Written in the 80s90s of post Maoist China Yu Hua s stories will make you feel all the surreal sad tension that still isn t really talked about openly there Every story is a trip Dark suspicion paranoia ike trying to escape a bad dream A plane tree is otherwise known as an Old World Syca This collection of early stories from one of China s most exciting contemporary writers is a challenging but rewarding read Think Kaf Has some great moments here and there a few good stories and is decently "written all throughout but the stories overall just seem a bit too incoherent to me Maybe I l be able to " all throughout but the stories overall just seem a bit too incoherent to me Maybe I In Defence of Dogs ll be able to them better if I re read them but on one read through they fall a bit short for me Review forthcoming at Spectrum Culture. Of Miss Willow Yang weaves a spellbinding web of signs and symbols As the North Wind Howled carries a case of mistaken identity to absurd and hilarious conclusions And the title story follows an unforgettable narrator determined to unearth a conspiracy against him that may not exist By turns daring darkly comic thought provoking and profound The April 3rd Incident is an extraordinary record of a singular moment in Chineseetters. .
REVIEW 4월 3일 사건I iked the seven stories in The April
3rd incident i m not sure i understoodIncident I m not sure I understood single one Really ovely collection of stories I will warn that istening to the audio book version of this novel is near "Impossible For Some Of The Stories Due "for some of the stories due the writing style I would reread the sections I istened to on my drive a Revenge (The Red Ledger lot just to fully understand the passages I would not reccommend using only an audio book for reading this piece This is a collection of early stories This is a mostly interesting collection of stories from the early 80s it seems the intro kind of crosses its eyes aittle but the impression I get is that the seven stories here weren t initially published together that this is an attempt to pull something together with a specific post facto remit And what here are two different kinds of stories ones that are mostly closely observed realistic things with ruptures and then really internal almost solipsistic stories about that interior state There are three that are approximately novella No One Wants You length 50 pages and fur that are much shorter though you can find both kinds at eitherengthI wasn t crazy about the solipsistic internal stories I felt ike I was reading about a sidescrolling video game from a not very observant narrator There was no. From one of China's most famous "contemporary writers who celebrated novel To Live catapulted him to international fame here is a stunning collection of " writers who celebrated novel To Live catapulted him to international fame here is a stunning collection of selected from the best of Yu Hua's early work that shows his far reaching influence on a pivotal period in Chinese iteratureIn the Penguins Poems for Life late 1980s and early 1990s Yu Hua and other young Chinese writers began to reimagine their nationaliterature Departing from conventional re. T enough tension for me to know what I was ooking for so they never uite worked for me though there were moments of interest The never uite worked for me though there were moments of interest The kind of stories which read as village domestic dramas mostly worked better and in "A Good Way They Incorporate A Couple "good way they incorporate a couple techniues that Yu uses in multiple stories First he ikes to have characters slip into reverie imagining what will happen next et the fantasy play and then rewind to where the fantasy started In this edition those fantasies are all in italics so you can sort of see them coming In other stories and this is a common trope you encounter this kind of mobius strip where someone will do something to himself Yu ikes to have one character following or being followed by another character and then switching between their POV in different sections Then he Divine Beauty ll confuse you further by having a character see himself doing something so chasing a figure hel enter a room and then see himself eaving the room just as he arrives that kind of thing it s always a man sorry "To Say The Story In " say The story In of Miss Willow Yang does some amazing things in aying out all of these different contradictory stories that Down to the Sea in Ships land together It s very disconcerting in a Lynchian wayI don t think Ioved any single story here tho. Alism in favor of a surreal and subjective approach inspired by Kafka Faulkner and Borges the boundary pushing fiction of this period reflected the momentous cultural changes sweeping the world's most populous nationThe stories collected here show Yu Hua masterfully guiding us from one fractured reality to another A History of Two People traces the paths of a man and a woman who dream in parallel throughout their Wife by Wednesday (The Weekday Brides, lives In Memory.