Under Fishbone Clouds

By Sam Meekings

Format: Paperback

The Kitchen God, a Chinese deity, has been challenged by the Jade Emperor to fathom the workings of the human heart. In the course of his quest, he follows the life of Jinyi and his wife Yuying, from their youth until their old age.

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"Under Fishbone Clouds" is a love story and family saga interwoven with traditional folktales and stories from ancient Chinese history. Set against the backdrop of dramatic events of recent Chinese political history, we follow the lives of Jinyi and his wife Yuying.

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Format Paperback
Imprint Birlinn Limited
Publication Date 18 May 2010
ISBN 9781846971686
Number of Pages 416

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'A powerful and mesmerizing novel, both mythic and intimate ... a great accomplishment of imagination, insight and lyricism' AMY TAN 'Lavishly imagined and skilfully narrated' THE INDEPENDENT

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