Balzac E La Piccola Sarta Cinese Book file PDF. file Balzac E La La Storia Del Libro Segue Una Serie Di Innovazioni Tecnologiche Che. Results 1 – 30 of Balzac e la Piccola Sarta cinese (Gli Adelphi). Sijie Dai. Published by Adelphi ( ). ISBN / ISBN Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress has ratings and reviews. Heather said: I thought this would be great (well, the cover was beautiful.

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It retold an old tale without bringing much that was new to the story. Two teenaged boys are sent to the mountains during the Cultural Revolution to be “re-educated,” meaning “turned into peasants,” because their parents are well-educated and considered bourgeois elite.

This surprisingly popular book is, plainly speaking, disgusting, and not just because the main villian turns out to be Balzac and picccola books, which need to be burned. View all 3 comments.

Balzac And The Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie (2 star ratings)

For instance, at one point Sijie has his characters work in a mine for a couple months a torture surely unique to Communist dictatorship and describes this horrible work thusly: Sep 07, Chase rated libbro did not like it. The English translation released in is titled Mr.

The narrator’s feelings are only touched on briefly and the living conditions of living through Mao’s cultural revolution could have been explored in more detail. Books by Dai Sijie. It recounts the story of a pair of friends who become good friends with a bxlzac seamstress while spending time in a countryside village, where they pivcola been sent for ‘re-education’ during the Cultural Revolution see Down to the Countryside Movement. Mar 18, The Novel Slasher rated it did not like it Shelves: But the girls as agents of their own lives??


They are still growing up while living there and discover all sorts of new feelings: This book was only so-so. I feel like there were actually ten authors who worked on this book, never met up or anything, and then the editor took all the pieces and pulled an all nighter that became this monstrosity Evidently, I don’t see what others see in this book.

And this sarra has been sitting on my shelf for over a year now. Cineee is disgusting how such nonsense could be published.

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She doesn’t have to be called Chinese let’s start there since they are in China, but whatever. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Sfasamenti temporali, parti che nel libro erano fondamentali e nel film sembrano spot pubblicitari, insomma un miscuglio di scenette, oltretutto esasperatamente lente. The characters face a long struggle along the way since they talk about things that are western like reading books that were banned from the re-education camp.

One of my biggest pet peeves is when male authors create two-dimensional female characters, i. It reads more like a parable or a short story than a novel. Everyone came to consult the clock, as though our house on stilts were a temple. Jan Edmonds Cinrse check out the movie.

This is kind of a mild Shakespeare tragedy, Chinese-style. The stories and authors that the teenagers read have little bearing on the plot–it feels like the author is name-dropping, rather than actually showing the impact that these specific texts can have.


The thing with the old preacher helping the protagonists with their trouble don’t want to make any cnese also struck me as not too well thought out, for why would he want to help them with this particular problem?

The end let me deeply unsatifistied. Near the end there was a sudden shift of perspectives — most of the tale had narrated by Ma, but suddenly there was a section by Lou, the seamstress, and a random village person, for no discernable reason.

He has also created Ma and Lou as the means for books to reach the seamstress, and having done so, cared for them no longer, and if the reader has gotten invested, too bad.

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The characters were all annoying and this had absolutely no plot. While I wish I could say the last sentence of this book changed my opinion of it, I can’t really. The two main characters in here were pathetic. This book was only so-so. Got tedious pretty quickly. He lives in Paris and writes in French. Sep 06, Eliana rated it did not like it. All I liibro to say is, blech!