The Most Beautiful Face in the World : Two Novellas, Paperback / softback Book

The Most Beautiful Face in the World : Two Novellas Paperback / softback


The Most Beautiful Face in the World contains two stories from noted Chinese author Xue Shu.

The title story is an intricate look at the life of Ah Xing, a man who sees the world with his hands.

Blind since birth, Ah Xing has a fully independent and comfortable life, until two women unexpectedly enter his world.

Keening, the second story in the collection, explores the ancient art of ritual wailing at funerals.

Xiao Fengxiang, a former actress who reinvents herself as the most sought-after of keeners, is a bright light in a most unusual, yet revered, occupation.

Xue Shu's detailed observations provide a window onto city life in China.

These two stories will draw you into today's world with its challenges and contradictions, hardships and triumphs.




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