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Yiyun Li

3.68 of 5 Votes: 3
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Books by Yiyun Li
Kinder Than Solitude (2014)
language
English
3.22 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: This story was intriguing with a unique setting and perspective. I was engaged with the ideas of the story, but in the end it did not hang together. The characters were interesting, but absolutely no evolution of the characters. No "aha" moment, no enlightenment or increased unde...
The Vagrants (2009)
language
English
3.81 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: This was a fascinating read. The novel is set in a village in China during the 1970's. It begins with the focus on the parents of a woman about to be executed as a counterrevolutionary, but soon we are introduced to a larger cast of characters, the villagers whose interconnected ...
Gold Boy, Emerald Girl (2010)
language
English
3.68 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: If this book were a person classified by the Myers-Briggs personality test, it would be an INTJ: a bit of an introvert, a keen observer and sometimes critic of human nature, and pragmatic and unsentimental. That's a tough blend to warm to right away, and indeed the first 2/3 of t...
Kulkurit (2013)
language
English
3.81 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: "The date set for his daughter to die was as arbitrary as her crime." So muses Teacher Gu as he wakens before dawn on the spring equinox, a day "when neither the sun nor its shadow reigned."I was hooked for the beginning, partly because I started reading the book on the spring eq...
Os excluídos (2010)
language
English
3.81 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Em Rio Lamacento, num pequeno vilarejo no interior da China, moradores se preparam para o julgamento de uma jovem contrarrevolucionária de 28 anos. Seu crime: colocou em dúvida os métodos e a eficácia da Revolução Cultural no país. A atitude de Gu Shan, a moça acusada de ser uma ...
Gold Boy, Emerald Girl. Yiyun Li (2010)
language
English
3.53 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Beautiful stories from the one of the best short story writers of our times with stories about lonely people and about loneliness. And no, I didn't find it depressing.Like in India, China seems to be a place where there is a constant struggle between the individual and being part...
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