Between Confidantes (Paperback)

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Between Confidantes (Paperback)


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Between Confidantes contains two novellas. Between Confidantesis a beautifully wrought and intriguing novel set amidst Shanghai's leafy plane trees and softly lit streets, recounting the story of a friendship torn apart by love and ambition. In Memory of the Departed, Chen Danyan takes the reader on an extraordinary journey through the complexities wrought by history on a mother, her daughter and their circle of friends in Shanghai during the tumultuous years between 1944 and 1978. The writer's depiction of the desperate search for meaning and happiness in a period of unpredictable change and conflict beyond the grasp of its victims, bring to life a devastating time in China's history as well as the difficulties and challenges of growing up and finding truth.

Chen Danyan is a prolific Chinese writer who has worked as an independent journalist, novelist, magazine editor, and television documentary producer. She has written 50 books, most based on life in Shanghai, and has won numerous awards.

Product Details ISBN: 9781602202375
ISBN-10: 1602202370
Publisher: Shanghai Press
Publication Date: October 22nd, 2013
Pages: 272
Language: English