Saving Fish From Drowning (häftad)
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Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
496
Utgivningsdatum
2006-07-01
Förlag
HarperPerennial
Dimensioner
195 x 130 x 30 mm
Vikt
340 g
Antal komponenter
1
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Paperback
ISBN
9780007216161
Saving Fish From Drowning (häftad)

Saving Fish From Drowning

av Amy Tan
Häftad Engelska, 2006-07-01
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From the best-selling author of The Joy Luck Club and The Bonesetter's Daughter.
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'An exciting, funny and thought-provoking story ! a masterful novel.' The Telegraph 'One can only admire Amy Tan for striking out into unchartered artistic lands.' Sarah Churchwell, Times Literary Supplement 'Sparkling ! a very funny book.' Metro 'Tan's compelling portrait of a drowning humanity, pain seeks us out in our hiding places, however far we would run.' Anita Sethi, Observer Praise for 'The Kitchen God's Wife': 'In this remarkable book Tan manages to illuminate the nobility of friendship and the necessity of humour. Give yourself over to the world she creates.' New York Times 'Once again this wonderful novel has extended experience. There is something dizzyingly elemental about Tan's storytelling; it melds the rich simplicities of fairytales with a delicate lyrical style.' Sunday Times 'Tan is a prodigal with her talent. She weaves a dazzling web of unfamiliar colours, smells, tastes and landscapes.' Sunday Telegraph 'Amy Tan writes with passion and humour, making East and West mutually more comprehensible.' Daily Mail Praise for 'The Bonesetter's Daughter': 'Compelling!exotic lands and the past lend themselves to poetry. Tan turns the familiar but harrowing accounts of pre-Communist Chinese women into a romantic and intriguing tale. LuLing is a classic Tan character, a resilient survivor who, like Olivia in The Hundred Secret Senses, betrays someone close to her with dire consequences.' Times Literary Supplement 'A classic [told with] originality and humourt!this is a delicious page-turner that keeps you guessing, laughing and crying until the end.' Sunday Express

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Amy Tan is the author of 'The Joy Luck Club', 'The Kitchen God's Wife', 'The Hundred Secret Senses', 'The Bonesetter's Daughter', 'The Opposite of Fate: Memories of a Writing Life', and two children's books, 'The Moon Lady' and 'The Chinese Siamese Cat'. Tan was also a co-producer and co-screenwriter of the film version of 'The Joy Luck Club', and her essays and stories have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies. Her work has been translated into more than thirty-six languages. She lives with her husband in San Francisco and New York.