The Dark Road: A Novel

The Dark Road: A Novel

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From one of world literature’s most courageous voices, a novel about the human cost of China’s one-child policy through the lens of one rural family on the run from its reach

Far away from the Chinese economic miracle, from the bright lights of Beijing and Shanghai, is a vast rural hinterland, where life goes on much as it has for generations, with one extraordinary difference: “normal” parents are permitted by the state to have only a single child. The Dark… (more)

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As an argument against the one-child policy and the horrific conditions it has spawned, “The Dark Road” is very effective. But that polemical animus also works against its success as a novel.

Book Details  

Publisher: Penguin (June 13, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 1.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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