“You’re stepping on my shadow, please back off,” she said.

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

Lin Zhe

林哲

MCLC

Lin Zhe (pen name of Zhang Yonghong) was born in 1956 of Han Chinese parents then serving in the People’s Liberation Army in Kashi (Kashgar), a small frontier city in what is now Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. After graduating from the Chinese Language and Literature Department of Fudan University in 1980, she worked as a reporter and editor for Women of China Magazine in Beijing. She has written fourteen novels that focus on women’s issues relating to marriage and personal and family life, as well as three TV drama series. (copied from amazon.co.uk Feb 2015)

Feature on Lin Zhe and Old Town by Chitralekha Basu here

 

Original Works

Novels (1)