Jia's novel: Spotlight on rural pain

Updated: 2016-04-20 08:18

By Yang Yang(China Daily)

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Jia's novel: Spotlight on rural pain

Jia Pingwa.[Photo provided to China Daily]

"The Hei family who bought Hu Die has more than an oppressive side. They try to find ways to communicate with the outside world such as by doing business, and even with Hu Die to reach a 'reconciliation,'" she says.

According to Chen Xiaoming, a professor of Chinese literature at Peking University, Jia's writing is both about wronged women of rural China and the living conditions there.

The author writes about the villages that have been deserted for the cities-villages with history, beauty and vitality.

Contact the writer at yangyangs@chinadaily.com.cn

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