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BALZAC AND THE LITTLE CHINESE SEAMSTRESS

  • Author: Dai Sijie
  • Catalogue No: 6333
  • Rating:
    • Suitable for all
  • Geographical Restrictions: None
  • Publisher: Vintage

Synopsis

In the midst of Mao's cultural revolution, two boys are sent to 're-education' camps and have to rely on each other and the daughter of a local tailor to keep going. Their lives are changed when they find a suitcase packed with Western novels, and after listening to the stories of Balzac so is the little seamstress.