The big backdrop world

Yu Hua (1959), who grew up during the Cultural Revolution, describes in ten personally reflected essays China's dramatic development – in just 4-5 decades. He does not put his fingers in between, and depicts a society behind Shanghai's shiny economy facade hiding on a country at war with itself and the world. The book is also not published in China, but in Taiwan. Hua, who is both essayist and fiction writer, began his «career» as a dentist. At the age of twenty, he was appointed as a dentist. During the Cultural Revolution, one could not even choose what one wanted to be, so the aspiring writer spent, without dental education, quite a few years of drawing. . .

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