Originally published on Rue89-01/22/2008.
When a poor Chinese peasant is unfortunate with six girls (“chopsticks”, fragile and of little use to their family), he will regret all his life not to have a “beam”, a boy that can support the family roof. Chinese writer Xinran, shows that the rapid changes in China may upset traditional ideas.
Xinran and her three previous books:
Xinran, who was in Paris to present her latest book ” Miss Chopsticks”, … Lire la suite