Buy Balzac y la joven costurera china by DAI SIJIE (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Balzac y la joven costurera china. Sobre el autor. Dai Sijie es un cineasta y novelista chino nacido en que actualmente reside en Francia. Readers’ questions about Balzac y La Joven Costurera China. 2 questions answered.

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Two teenaged boys are sent to the mountains during the Cultural Revolution to be “re-educated,” meaning “turned into peasants,” because their parents are well-educated and considered bourgeois elite. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The story is told from the perspective of one of the boys, Ma, and is about his relationship with his friend Luo and their preoccupation with a young seamstress in a nearby village.

I picked up this book because one of my best friends lent it to me. The villagers spoke pretty poetic language, and not exactly the kind that common, uneducated people would use because there are many kinds of poetry in the lx.

There, h Dai Sijie was born in China in Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. I have questions that will never be answered, mainly on what will happen to the main characters — the two boys Ma and Lou, and their seamstress friend.


Only a short story, not bad but not exciting either. There’s a problem loading this menu at the moment. Having nothing else to do, I finished this book while waiting for a bus to leave some famous beach resort.

I’m not sure if the author intended it to work this way, because it seems to make the reader achieve a different conclusion than the book tries to present. Dai Sijie’s first novel tells the story about two teenage boys sent to the mountains in Codturera for “re-education” under the Maoist regime.

Balzac y la joven costurera china by Dai Sijie (2 star ratings)

He wants a better version of her, one that he creates. Probably a little of all of these. While I wish I could say the last sentence of this book changed my opinion of it, I can’t really.

It doesn’t important to me. He grew up working in his fathers tailor shop. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

The Little Seamstress is their love interest, a daught I had a dream about this book yesterday, when I was about one-third in: Hiding their most valuable baozac, the boys are able to transit to different worlds full of love, adventure and freedom, things they believed are lost for them forever. He doesn’t care about her education, he doesn’t want to turn her into a better, brighter version of herself.

Balzac y La Joven Costurera China — Reader Q&A

Una poesia che, purtroppo, non ho riscontrato nel romanzo, che non mi ha emozionato e le cui aspettative si sono sciolte come neve al sole. I don’t remember the person of story narrated. It’s a very short novel, more like a novella, about two friends from Chengdu getting reeducated in remote mountains near Tibet bqlzac the cultural revolution.


Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Costuerra Edmonds I’ll check out the movie. The main problem is that the women in this novel play ONLY the role of sexual objects. Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon. First of all, it is not to be believed that mountain villagers would be absolutely mystified by the sight and purpose of a violin.

Balzac y La Joven Costurera China

Can someone please let me know costurwra audience you think this is suited for. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

The reference to Stallone, under Mao’s regime, was weird too. It recounts the travels of a Chinese man whose philosophy has been influenced by French psychoanalyst thought.

Thirdly is the Little Chinese Seamstress of the title. Balzac and the other books that brought the boys knowledge and inspiration were romantically described and intrigued me to read them. Given the shortness of the story it’s difficult to take sides.