Review - Little Hut of Leaping Fishes
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Catherine Taylor, The Guardian
This lengthy but accessible historical saga is set during China's crucial period of 1875-1900 when centuries-old traditions were first nudged, then explicitly threatened, by the west's interests.
Little Hut of Leaping Fishes has the breath and balance of a great nineteenth-century novel. ”
—Times Literary Supplement
Chiew-Siah Tei is author of Little Hut of Leaping Fishes (Picador, 2008), which was long-listed for the Man Asian Literary Award. Keen on experimenting with form and medium, Tei produces works that range across literature, film and theatre in both English...