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The Magpie Bridge by Liu Hong [in AsianWeek]

Magpie BridgeWritten by a British Chinese author, Bridge pulls the reader in bit by bit, almost like unraveling a mystery. At the book’s core is the relationship between a young Chinese student living in London and her grandmother who comes to visit her in the middle of the night and decides to stay. Trouble is, Tie Mei passed away years ago, but here she is in her granddaughter’s 3rd floor bedroom telling Jiaojiao that she is pregnant with Tie Mei’s great-grandson …

Review: “New and Notable Books,” AsianWeek, July 28, 2004

Readers: Adult

Published: 2004 (United States)


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