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review Grass Soup Ï eBook or Kindle ePUB Three words This is a frightening portrait of how a major civilization can bring itself to its knees by mass complicity told with a deft matter of factness that only highlights the horro This book is like a diarymemoir This story took place during the Chinese Revolution and because it is written in a form of a diarymemoir some texts can be viewed as the dark times

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review Grass Soup Ï eBook or Kindle ePUB Zhang Xianliang one of China's greatest living writers spent twenty two years in Chinese prisons and labor camps until his rehabilitation in 1979 Through most of those years he kept a dia In 1958 at the age of 23 Xianliang was imprisoned for being a poet and an intellectual Two years later he was allowed to keep a small notebook and a pen and began to keep a diary Almost all his notes and camp records were destroyed in front of him but the authorities allowed him to keep his notebook from that he wrote of his experiences in the camp deciphering the cryptic notesIt is a heart wrenching tale He was treated harshly like all the others in the camp but never brutally They were expected to do hard labour and would graduate onto other tasks for good behaviour The food was a thin barely nutritious grass soup made from thinning from beet or rice He suffered this for 22 years before the authorities saw fit to release him He had been regularly dismissed as a capitalist for any minor infringement and even though he suffered greatly he never lost his humanity It is a fascinating book and timely too as the Chinese authorities announced this week that they would be closing these camps Finally

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review Grass Soup Ï eBook or Kindle ePUB Ry of his experiences Because any detail would have meant the diary's destruction and Zhang's execution the entries were curt and cryptic; sometimes entire days were condensed into two or I tried to like this book but couldn t The period of China s history covered in the book interests and saddens me Autobiographies and memoirs are among my favorite genres So I should have been drawn into Xianliang s story but that never happened I got through the first fifty pages or so flipped to the last twenty pages read them and considered myself done I cannot complain about the book itself I simply did not care for the writer s style

  • Hardcover
  • 256
  • Grass Soup
  • Zhang Xianliang
  • English
  • 15 March 2019
  • 9781567920307

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