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China dream : a novel / Ma Jian ; translated from the Chinese by Flora Drew.

Ma, Jian, 1953- (author.). Drew, Flora, (translator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781640092402
  • ISBN: 1640092404
  • Physical Description: 182 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Counterpoint hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: Berkeley, California : Counterpoint, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Translated from the Chinese. "First published in the United Kingdom by Chatto & Windus in 2018."
Formatted Contents Note:
Befuddled by spring dreams -- Sharing the same bed, dreaming different dreams -- Dreams evaporate, wealth trickles away -- Dreaming your life away in a drunken haze -- Life floats by like a dream -- Beguiled by empty pipe dreams -- The dream of the red tower.
Summary, etc.:
"Ma Daode is feeling pleased with himself. He has just been appointed Director of the China Dream Bureau, tasked with overwriting people's private dreams with President Xi's great China Dream of national rejuvenation. He has an impressive office, three properties and a bevy of mistresses texting him night and day. But just as Ma Daode is putting the finishing touches to his plan for a mass golden wedding anniversary celebration, things take an uneasy turn. Suddenly plagued by flashbacks of the Cultural Revolution, Ma Daode's nightmares from the past threaten to undo his dream of a glorious future"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Politicians > China > Fiction.
Satire, Chinese.
Satire, Chinese.
Social conditions.
FICTION / Literary.
FICTION / Humorous / Black Humor.
FICTION / Political.
China > Social conditions > Fiction.
Genre: Fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Satirical literature.