The Bathing Women: A Novel

The Bathing Women: A Novel

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FROM AWARD-WINNING and bestselling Chinese writer Tie Ning comes a stunningly original novel that captures the spirit of a new generation of young professionals in contemporary China. The Bathing Women follows the lives of four women—Tiao, a children’s book editor; Fan, her sister, who thinks escaping to America might solve her problems; Fei,a hedonistic and self-destructive young woman; and Youyou, a chef—from childhood during the Cultural Revolution to adulthood… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)


Although Tie Ning is unwilling to confront directly China's social and political conflicts, her ambivalent, unhappy characters quietly expose the scars left by Communist politics.

Set amidst shifting cultural values, this is a psychologically astute portrait of four women struggling to satisfy their appetites for food, camaraderie, family, community, sex, and love.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Scribner (October 09, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 3.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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