Boat to Redemption by Su Tong (Howard Goldblatt, translator)

If you’re unfamiliar with Chinese culture, Boat to Redemption can be both an intriguing and baffling book.Β  Set in Maoist China, Ku Wenxuan is the son of a martyr of the Revolution.Β  As such he’s lived a life of privilege – a comfy government job, a beautiful wife and a position of honor in the community.Β  Until, one day, his status is revoked.Β  The reason … Continue reading Boat to Redemption by Su Tong (Howard Goldblatt, translator)