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Once on a Moonless Night


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Once on a Moonless Night - Sijie, Dai
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Beguiling and ambitious, this new novel by the author of "Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress", is ostensibly a search for an ancient text, and a love story. But beneath that is a haunting tale about language and identity, about the shifting layers of history under the confusing surface of Chinese life and politics, with a final Buddhist twist. A young French woman in Peking in the late 1970s interprets between Chinese professors and Bertolucci for his film The Last Emperor. Afterwards, she follows a disgruntled old ...

Once on a Moonless Night 2010, Anchor Books

ISBN-13: 9780307456731

Trade paperback

Once on a Moonless Night 2010, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099521327

Mass-market paperback

Once on a Moonless Night 2009, Knopf Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780307271587


Once On A Moonless Night 2009, Chatto & Windus, London

ISBN-13: 9780701182458