Sanmao, a wandering and superstar writer.
Nearly thirty years after her death, she remains a celebrity in China and Taiwan; a million followers on her Weibo account. Her best-known book “Stories of the Sahara” (1) has just been translated into English. A huge success in 1976 and ten million copies sold after a serial publication by the Taiwanese newspaper “United Daily News”.
Her memory attracts Chinese tourists, even to El Aaiun, the capital of the former Spanish Sahara, where … Lire la suite