Chi Li, a Chinese writer from Wuhan: good novels should be short !
Originally published on Rue89, 10/05/2008.
Eight novels by Chinese novelist Chi Li have been translated into French. The last and one of the most uncommon, “Wild grass around wheat” is published this week.
A good writer; for ten years, several translators and one publisher have struggled to make her popular with French readers. It is a lengthy process that should be welcomed because, in English, not a line is translated.
Her daughter disappears in Beijing: … Lire la suite