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Book Review: ‘Sewn Together’ by Lai-chu Hon 韓麗珠的《縫身》書評

This novel is set in a dystopian society where people are encouraged to be sewn together, although it’s a little unclear why exactly this is. There are hints that it’s got to do with some sort of disease which threatens … Continue reading

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A Dictionary of Maqiao 《馬橋詞典》書評

A Dictionary of Maqiao is a really considered and philosophical book, whilst managing to retain an earthiness and wit throughout.   I liked the way the narrator poses the book as an effort to deconstruct traditional story-telling. He sees the traditional … Continue reading

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