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

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. Written while Ma Jian traveled the rural backwaters of southwestern China, The… (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.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Penguin (June 13, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 826 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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