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The Hundred Secret Senses

Un libro in lingua di Amy Tan edito da Random House, 1996

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"THE WISEST AND MOST CAPTIVATING NOVEL TAN HAS WRITTEN."--The Boston Sunday Globe
"TRULY MAGICAL . . . UNFORGETTABLE . . . The first-person narrator is Olivia Laguni, and her unrelenting nemesis from childhood on is her half-sister, Kwan Li. . . . It is Kwan's haunting predictions, her implementation of the secret senses, and her linking of the present with the past that cause this novel to shimmer with meaning--and to leave it in the readers mind when the book has long been finished."
--The San Diego Tribune
"HER MOST POLISHED WORK . . . Tan is a wonderful storyteller, and the story's many strands--Olivia's childhood, her courtship and marriage, Kwan's ghost stories and village tales--propel the work to its climactic but bittersweet end." --USA Today
"TAN HAS ONCE MORE PRODUCED A NOVEL WONDERFULLY LIKE A HOLOGRAM: turn it this way and find Chinese-Americans shopping and arguing in San Francisco; turn it that way and the Chinese of Changmian village in 1864 are fleeing into the hills to hide from the rampaging Manchus. . . . THE HUNDRED SECRET SENSES doesn't simply return to a world but burrows more deeply into it, following new trails to fresh revelations.
--Newsweek

Informazioni bibliografiche

  • Titolo del Libro in lingua: The Hundred Secret Senses
  • Lingua: English
  • AutoreAmy Tan
  • Editore: Random House
  • Collana: Random House (Paperback)
  • Data di Pubblicazione: 01 Dicembre '96
  • Genere: FICTION
  • Peso gr: 203
  • Dimensioni mm: 177 x 107 x 19
  • ISBN-10: 080411109X
  • EAN-13: 9780804111096