Buying a Fishing Rod for my Grandfather

Buying a Fishing Rod for my Grandfather

By: Gao Xingjian (author)eBook


From China's first-ever winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature comes an exquisite book of fictions, none of which has ever been published before in English. A young couple on honeymoon visit a beautiful temple up in the mountains, and spend the day intoxicated by the tranquillity of the setting; a swimmer is paralysed by a sudden cramp and finds himself stranded far out to sea on a cold autumn day; a man reminisces about his beloved grandfather, who used to make his own fishing rods from lengths of crooked bamboo straightened over a fire… Blending the crisp immediacy of the present moment with the soft afterglow of memory and nostalgia, these stories hum with simplicity and wisdom – and will delight anyone who loved Gao's bestselling novels, Soul Mountain and One Man's Bible.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 07/10/2010
  • ID: 9780007389681
  • book language: en
  • publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • publisher imprint: Harper Perennial

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