The volume’s spirited imagination is strong enough to compensate for flaws in its translation.
This study is an attempt to “enter” a foreign way of thought and to study the “possibilities” and, by extension, “potential mindsets” of the human mind.
Every writer fantasizes about passionate readers. These were as passionate as they come.
A strange mix of characters who all have complicated pasts gives rise to a novel that blossoms — exactly as a flower does — into a complex drama that includes several points of view and a wide range of emotions.
Reviewed By Caldwell Titcomb It has been many years since a major new opera was mounted here. But Opera Boston has done just that with its recent world premiere of “Madame White Snake” at the Cutler Majestic Theatre. This was the most demanding and expensive undertaking in the company’s history.
A new novel by a Chinese dissident provides a comically stinging vision of his homeland.