Brothers - Yu Hua Reviews
Description:ISBN 0330452746 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Yu Hua / Hardcover / 600 Pages / Book is published 2009-04-03 by Picador
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by - written on 29/07/09, updated on 29/07/09 (Very useful, 71 readings)
Just before the Cultural Revolution, Baldy Li's mother and Song Gang's father met, fell in love and married. The two young boys took to each other immediately, and soon became fast friends. However, their comfortable existence is soon to be steam-rolled by the trials and tribulations of the Cultural Revolution. The family is of landlord stock, albeit in the distant past, and they become class enemies, forced to constantly self-criticise and accept abuse from those of a better class. Song Gang's father is beaten to death and Baldy Li's mother soon falls into a state of pining from which it is clear she will never emerge. Will the teenage brothers be able to survive on ... Read the complete review
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