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Yan Lianke

Dream of Ding Village

€13,95

A searing novel that traces the destruction of a community in communist China. Told through the eyes of Xiao Qiang, a young boy, this deeply moving novel shares the tragic story of the blood-contamination scandal in China's Henan province. Looking for a way to lift Ding Village from poverty, its directors and organisers open blood-plasma collection stations, hoping to sell the plasma to those in need.

At first the scheme is a commercial success. Soon, however, whole communities are wiped out after contracting HIV. As Xiao narrates the fate of Ding Village, his family is torn apart by suspicion and retribution.

Format: Paperback
Published: in UK in 2021
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Pages: 352
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9781529113921
ISBN 10: 152911392X

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Dream of Ding Village

€13,95