Social status, most will recognize, is highly contingent upon any number of factors from lineage and occupation to ability and physical attractiveness. As such, it would appear that there is an . . . .
Unlike many of the books about life in Communist China, Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress, written by Dai Sijie is a playful, fable-like fairytale of a novel. Originally written in French, . . . .