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Book Information: Soul Mountain

Soul Mountain (1990) [Novel]
by Gao Xingjian Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

In 1983, Chinese playwright, critic, fiction writer, and painter Gao Xingjian was diagnosed with lung cancer and faced imminent death.But six weeks later, a second examination revealed there was no cancer -- he had won "a second reprieve from death." Faced with a repressive cultural environment and the threat of a spell in a prison farm, Gao fled Beijing and began a journey of 15,000 kilometers into the remote mountains and ancient forests of Sichuan in southwest China. The result of this epic voyage of discovery is Soul Mountain.

Original title: Lingshan
Original languages: Chinese (Traditional)


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: Soul Mountain

Soul Mountain (2000)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Mabel Lee
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Soul Mountain (October 23, 2001)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Harper Perennial
ISBN: 0060936231
Dimensions: 5.3 x 7.8 x 1.3
Pages: 528

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