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Soul Mountain

by Xingjian, Gao

  • ISBN: 9780066210827
  • ISBN10: 0066210828

Soul Mountain

by Xingjian, Gao

  • List Price: $27.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publish date: 01/01/2000
  • ISBN: 9780066210827
  • ISBN10: 0066210828
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Description: In 1983 Chinese playwright, critic, fiction writer, and painter Gao Xingjian was diagnosed with lung cancer and faced imminent death. But six weeks later, a second examination revealed there was no cancer -- he had won "a reprieve from death" and had been thrown back into the world of the living. Faced with a repressive cultural environment and the threat of a spell in a prison farm, Gao fled Beijing. He traveled to the remote mountains and ancient forests of central China and from there back to the east coast, a journey of 15,000 kilometers over a period of five months. The result of this epic voyage of discovery was Soul Mountain.

A bold, lyrical, prodigious novel, Soul Mountain probes the human soul with an uncommon directness and candor. Interwoven with a myriad of stories and countless memorable characters -- form venerable Taoist masters and Buddhist nuns to mythical Wild Men, deadly Qichun snakes and farting buses -- is the narrator's poignant inner journey and search for freedom.

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