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Binu and the Great Wall: The Myth of Meng by Su Tong, translated by Howard Goldblatt [in Bloomsbury Review]

Binu and the Great WallPart of Canongate’s much-praised Myths Series. Su Tong – best known Stateside for his novella Raise the Red Lantern, which became an Oscar-nominated film by legendary Zhang Yimou – breathes life into one of China’s oldest myths. Binu is a devoted wife who leaves her native village to search for her missing husband, one of thousands of workers kidnapped to build the Great Wall.

Review: “In Celebration of Asian Pacific American Month: A Survey of New & Notable Books,” The Bloomsbury Review, May/June 2008

Readers: Adult

Published: 2008


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