The Dark Road

The Dark Road

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Meili, a young peasant woman is married to Kongzi, a village school teacher, and a distant descendant of the great sage Confucius. They have a daughter, but desperate to carry on his illustrious line, Kongzi gets Meili pregnant without waiting for official permission. When family planning officers storm into the village to arrest violators of the population control policy - mother, father, and daughter are forced to make a fugitive life on the river.
Publisher: London :, Chatto and Windus,, 2013.
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9780701187538
Characteristics: 360 pages ;,25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Drew, Flora - Translator


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neshamah18 Mar 04, 2014


Oct 23, 2013

A compelling narrative that was both realistic and poetic at the same time.

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