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

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

The Curse, by A Yi (short story)

By Helen Wang, published

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2012/apr/13/curse-a-yi-story-china

The 4th of the 5 stories published by The Guardian this week.

The Curse by A Yi, translated by Julia Lovell. The loss of a chicken brings simmering village tensions to the boil in this story from A Yi, translated by Julia Lovell

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