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Beijing Coma

A Novel

by Ma Jian

Beijing Coma by Ma Jian
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  • First Published:
    May 2008, 592 pages
    Paperback:
    Jun 2009, 624 pages

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nueva (07/22/09)

a masterpeice
Bejing Coma is masterful,beautiful,and tells a cruel story. Excellently and poetically written, at the same time revealing the horrors of Mao's total infliction of inhumanity upon the Chinese people.the development of the Tiananmen square uprising is told through the remembrances of the narrator, as he is totally isolated by his injuries from the present. This book is must reading for anyone interested in modern china. I highly recommend it, and have read it a second time, wishing it would never end.
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