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Under Fishbone Clouds By Sam Meekings

Under Fishbone Clouds by Sam Meekings

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Summary

The Kitchen God, a Chinese deity, has been challenged by the Jade Emperor to fathom the workings of the human heart. In the course of his quest, he follows the life of Jinyi and his wife Yuying, from their youth until their old age.

Under Fishbone Clouds Summary

Under Fishbone Clouds by Sam Meekings

"Under Fishbone Clouds" is a love story and family saga interwoven with traditional folktales and stories from ancient Chinese history. Set against the backdrop of dramatic events of recent Chinese political history, we follow the lives of Jinyi and his wife Yuying.

Under Fishbone Clouds Reviews

'A powerful and mesmerizing novel, both mythic and intimate ... a great accomplishment of imagination, insight and lyricism' AMY TAN 'Lavishly imagined and skilfully narrated' THE INDEPENDENT

About Sam Meekings

Sam Meekings was born in Margate and grew up in Walberton, not far from Chichester. He took an undergraduate degree in Modern History and English Literature at Mansfield College, Oxford University, and, later, a Masters degree in Creative Writing at Edinburgh University. Since 2005 he has lived and travelled throughout China, working as a teacher and editor. In 2006 and 2007 he was longlisted for the Eric Gregory Award for poets under 30.

Additional information

GOR011148079
9781846971686
1846971683
Under Fishbone Clouds by Sam Meekings
Used - Like New
Paperback
Birlinn General
2010-05-18
416
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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