A SMALL TOWN CALLED HIBISCUS.
Edition: Paperback- 2nd printing.
Beijing: Chinese Literature Press (Panda Books). (1987.). Novel set in a mountain town in south Hunan (a town based in part on the one in which the author was born) which describes the effects of the political events of the 1960's upon several families. One review called this by turns, "appalling, tragic and humane" and Gu Hua has been praised for his wry humor and his sense of humanity. Translated from the Chinese by Gladys Jang. Includes a postscript by the author. 260 pp. ISBN: 0-835110745.
Condition: Near fine.