This anthology showcases the English translations of 14 Hong Kong urban stories written by such local writers as Shu Xiangcheng, Liu Yichang, Li Wai-ling and Yesi and published from the 1950s to the 1990s. The short stories depict how Hong Kong people confront a reality far beyond their control. The book cover shows a man climbing up and falling down Jardine House, a commercial building formerly known as Connaught Centre, representing a cruel reality facing the people who live in this city.
|Association of Stories in Macao & Centre for Humanities Research
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|Published - Jun 2013
Bibliographical noteEdited by Christopher (Kit) Kelen, Wong Shuk-han, and Song Zijiang ; translated from Chinese by Song Zijiang, Sou Vai-keng, Fan Xing, etc.
Book funded by the Macao Foundation.