Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie

During the Chinese Cultural Revolution, two boys are sent to the country for reeducation, where their lives take an unexpected turn when they meet the beautiful daughter of a local tailor and stumble upon a forbidden stash of Western literature.

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The 800th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 40th on Top 100 World Literature Titles (Perfection Learning)
  2. - The Bigger Read List (English PEN)

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By Dai Sijie: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress : A Novel Paperback 940130 $12.03 $3.94 2002
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Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress : A Novel Hardcover 127062 $5.19 $0.01 2001
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Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress: A Novel Audio CD 2485138 $4.06 2002
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a novel:Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress bySijie(paperback)(2002) Paperback 198844 $10.99 $4.39 2002
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress: A Novel Paperback 5113 $4.97 $0.01 2002
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress : A Novel Hardcover 2196434 $8.54 $1.47 2001