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The day the sun died [electronic resource]

Lianke, Yan2018
Set over the course of just one night, The Day the Sun Died tells the story of a remote village whose residents all mysteriously begin sleepwalking. Unaware of their actions, the town quickly declines into violence, and hundreds of townspeople are killed. It is up to the young protagonist, Li Niannian, and his father to ensure the sun will rise again and bring an end to this living nightmare Ever satiric and superbly imaginative, in�The Day the Sun Died Yan uses traditional Chinese funeral customs to explore ideas of morality and justice The Day the Sun Died was awarded Hong Kong?s top literary award, the Dream of the Red Chamber Prize, in 2016. It is yet to be published in Mainland China As with his previous novels, The Day the Sun Died has been beautifully translated by Carlos Rojas The English release of Yan?s novel, The Four Books, was shortlisted for the Man Booker International in 2016. Yan has previously been awarded two of China's most prestigious literary awards, the Lu Xun Prize and the Lao She Award, and the 2014 Franz Kafka Book Prize.
[Melbourne] : Text Publishing, 2018.
Downloadable eBook.Fiction.
Interest age level: Adult.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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