Lenin's Kisses (BOK)

Yan Lianke

89,00 8900
Sendes vanligvis innen 5-15 dager
This book is a finalist for the Man Booker International Prize. Deep within the Balou mountains lies a small rural town populated by disabled people. Blind, deaf and disfigured, the 197 citizens of the Village of Liven have until now enjoyed a peaceful, mutually supportive life out of sight and mind of the government. But when an unseasonal snowstorm wipes out that year's crops, a county official dreams up a scheme that will raise money for the district and boost his career. He convinces the villagers to set up a travelling freak-show, to include Blind Tonghua's Acute Listening Act and Deafman Ma's Firecrackers-on-the-Ear. With the money, he intends to buy Lenin's embalmed corpse from an ailing Russia and install it in a splendid mausoleum in the mountains to attract tourism to this sleepy district. However, as we all know, even the best intentions can go awry.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Yan Lianke
Forlag
VINTAGE
ISBN 9780099569480
Antall sider 512 Dimensjoner 12,9cm x 19,8cm x 3,2cm
Vekt 358 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)