Border Town by Shen Congwen
(Chinese Edition)

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This book, with a border town in the intersection of Sichuan and Hunan in the 1930s as the background, in a beautiful stroke of both lyrics and essay, depicts the unique customs in Western Hunan. By the love tragedy of Cuicui, a boatman's daughter, it reflects good humanity and pure heart. The whole work integrates the romantic means of artistic expression in realism. It is the author's most prestigious masterpiece and also an excellent medium-length novel expressing the feeling of homeland feelings.
 

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Published June 1, 2003 by Zhejiang Publishing House of literature and Art. 152 pages
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