Cell Phone (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
258
Utgivningsdatum
2011-07-30
Förlag
MerwinAsia
Översättare
Howard Goldblatt
Dimensioner
229 x 152 x 19 mm
Vikt
370 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780983659921

Cell Phone

A Novel

Häftad,  Engelska, 2011-07-30
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Popular TV host Yan Shouyi has it all: A great job, a loyal wife and a beautiful young lover. It all begins to unravel when he accidently leaves his cellphone at home one fateful day. Cell Phone is part comedy, part romance and part social commentary on the changing nature of Chinese society and the impact of technology on relationships. Beginning in 1968 in the protagonists childhood rural hometown, Lius fast-paced, contemporary tale takes us into the complicated family and social relationships of Yan Shouyi, telling a tale of friendship, love and betrayal. The cellphone becomes the grenade in this tale that dramatically detonates in the life of the main charactera telling tale in a country which is the largest user of mobile phones in the world. The book closes with an epilogue set decades earlier when communications were primitive and unreliable, but with remarkable similarities to the problems and pitfalls of the communication age illustrated in Lius modern-day story.
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Born in 1958, Liu Zhenyun , author of Chicken Feathers Everywhere and Reams of Rubbish , has earned a reputation over the past two decades as one of the most serious and dedicated practitioners of realist fiction of his generation. His latest novel is One Word Matches a Thousand .