ISBN 9780099459064,The Noodle Maker

The Noodle Maker

Author:

Ma Jian

Publisher:

Random House

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ISBN 9780099459064
Publisher

Random House

Publication Year 2005
ISBN-13

ISBN 9780099459064

ISBN-10 009945906X
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 192 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Modern fiction

From the award-winning author of Red Dust, comes a virtuoso piece of 'red humour' - a darkly funny novel about the absurdities and cruelties of life in modern China. Every week, a writer of political propaganda and a professional blood donor meet for dinner. They are unlikely friends - one of them tortured by his 'art', the other fat and wealthy from the earthy business of providing spare blood for the citizens of China. Over the course of one especially gastronomic evening, the writer starts to complain about his latest Party commission: the story of an ordinary soldier who sacrifices his life to the revolutionary cause. This is not the novel he wants to write, he tells his friend. Inside his head lives an unwritten book about the people he knows or sees everyday on the streets - people who lives are far more representative of the world in which he lives-

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