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Retribution: The Jiling Chronicles by Li Yung-p’ing, translated by Howard Goldblatt and Sylvia Li-chung Lin [in AsianWeek]

RetributionAn uncensored glimpse into the suffering lives within a rural Chinese community reeling from the utter violence that haunts the town as a result of a brutal rape, which results in a suicide by hanging, which leads to the bloody retribution wreaked upon the rapist’s wife and his favorite prostitute.

Review: “New and Notable Books,” AsianWeek, November 28, 2003

Readers: Adult

Published: 2003


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