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Titles by the Same Author

0007329814
Book:Kinder than solitude, a novel:2014 Book
Author: Li, Yiyun
Year: 2014
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: When Moran, Ruyu, and Boyang were young, they were involved in a mysterious 'accident' in which a young woman was poisoned. Now grown up, the three friends are separated by this incident, and by time and distance. Boyang stayed in China, while Moran and Ruyu emigrated to the United States. All three remain haunted by what really happened.
256 pages ; 22 cm (pbk)
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0241985188
Book:Where reasons end:2020 Book
Author: Li, Yiyun
Year: 2020
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Penguin Books
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: New York: Random House, 2019 A woman's teenage son takes his own life. It is incomprehensible. The woman is a writer, and so she attempts to comprehend her grief in the space she knows best: on the page, as an imagined conversation with the child she has lost. He is as sharp and funny and serious in death as he was in life itself, and he will speak back to her, unable to offer explanation or solace, but not yet, not quite, gone. 'Where Reasons End' is an extraordinary portrait of parenthood, in all its painful contradictions of joy, humour and sorrow, and of what it is to lose a child.
170 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0241284287
Book:Must I go:2020 Book
Author: Li, Yiyun
Year: 2020
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Lilia Liska is 81. She has shrewdly outlived three husbands, raised five children and seen the arrival of seventeen grandchildren. Now she has turned her keen attention to a strange little book published by a vanity press: the diary of a long-forgotten man named Roland Bouley, with whom she once had a fleeting affair. Increasingly obsessed by this fragment of intimate history, Lilia begins to annotate the diary with her own rather different version of events. Gradually she undercuts Roland's charming but arrogant voice with an incisive and deeply moving commentary. She reveals to us the surprising, long-held secrets of her past. And she returns inexorably to her daughter, Lucy, who took her own life at the age of 27. 'Must I Go' is an unconventional epistolary novel, a gleefully one-way correspondence between the very-much-alive Lilia and the long-departed Roland.
352 pages ; 23 cm (hbk)
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0007303130
Book:Kinder than solitude:2015 Book
Author: Li, Yiyun
Year: 2015
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: 2014 When Moran, Ruyu, and Boyang were young, they were involved in a mysterious 'accident' in which a young woman was poisoned. Now grown up, the three friends are separated by this incident, and by time and distance. Boyang stayed in China, while Moran and Ruyu emigrated to the United States. All three remain haunted by what really happened.
336 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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