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Braised Pork

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One morning in autumn, Jia Jia walks into the bathroom of her Beijing apartment to find her husband - with whom she had been breakfasting barely an hour before - dead in the bathtub.

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One morning in autumn, Jia Jia walks into the bathroom of her Beijing apartment to find her husband - with whom she had been breakfasting barely an hour before - dead in the bathtub. Next to him a pie... ce of paper unfolds like the wings of a butterfly, and on it is an image that Jia Jia can't forget. Profoundly troubled by what she has seen, even while she is abruptly released from a marriage that had constrained her, Jia Jia embarks on a journey to discover the truth of the sketch. Starting at her neighbourhood bar, with its brandy and vinyl, and fuelled by anger, bewilderment, curiosity and love, Jia Jia travels deep into her past in order to arrive at her future. Braised Pork is a cinematic, often dreamlike evocation of nocturnal Beijing and the high plains of Tibet, and an exploration of myth-making, loss, and a world beyond words, which ultimately sees a young woman find a new and deeper sense of herself.
  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Publication Date: 21/01/2020
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • Country of Origin: United Kingdom
  • Pages: 240
  • Dimensions (mm): 216x135x18mm
  • Weight: 294g
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  • Format:Paperback
  • Publication Date: 21/01/2020
  • Author:An Yu

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