Articles tagged with: Bi Feiyu
The Chinese novelist Bi Feiyu has been awarded in recent months the two most prestigious literary awards in Asia and particularly the Mao Dun prize, the Chinese “Goncourt”. In Paris for a few days, on the occasion of the release of his latest novel “The Blind” (1), we were able to meet him: a bon vivant, a good craftsman, happy in today’s China.
A reputation that is growing rapidly:
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The ‘long list’ of the novels for the Mao Dun award has led to controversy:
It is true that on this list and among the winners, there are Presidents and Vice Presidents of the regional groups of the… Lire la suite
Bi Feiyu has just received, in Hong Kong, the Man Asia 2010 Literary Award; an amount of USD 30 000 for his novel “Three Sisters”. This book was translated into French (1) in 2004, for Editions Philippe Picquier by Claude Payen and recently translated into English (2) by Howard Goldblatt and Sylvia Li-chun Lin who will share 5 000 USD.
This is the third Chinese writer winning the prize after Jiang Rong in 2007 for… Lire la suite
Originally published on Rue89, 26/9/2009.
Power and domination are one of the key topics of Bi Feiyu’s work, a well known writer in China and a growing reputation in the West. Two books in the U.S., five in France, “La Plaine”, his latest novel has been translated by Claude Payen and published by Philippe Picquier.
“The Plain” or life in the village of the Wang family:
The heros of this book are two… Lire la suite