In search of a flat : an anthology of Hong Kong urban short stories

Christopher (Kit) KELEN (Editor), Shuk-han WONG (Editor), Zijiang SONG (Editor)

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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.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherAssociation of Stories in Macao & Centre for Humanities Research
Number of pages194
ISBN (Print)9789996542565
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2013

Bibliographical note

Edited 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.


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