Prix de littérature Émile Guimet: Three works by China-based authors long-listed

cover image

10 translated novels have been long-listed for the 2020 French-language Prix de littérature Émile Guimet. They include 3 by China-based authors :

Tempête rouge by Tsering Dondrup (from the Tibetan, translated by Françoise Robin)

Funérailles molles by Fang Fang (from the Chinese, translated by Brigitte Duzan)

Un parfum de corruption by Liu Zhenyun (from the Chinese, translated by Geneviève Imbot-Bichet)


# 1.   

For background reading re: Funérailles Mortes, visit:

In French: « Funérailles molles » de Fang Fang: un roman de réflexion sur l’histoire et la mémoire

In English: “Soft Burial”, novelist Fang Fang and land reform in China.

Bruce Humes, September 18, 2020, 5:02p.m.

# 2.   

For reception of Tempête rouge among Francophone readers and critics, see:


Site de Laurent Bayart

Tsering Dondrup – Tempête rouge : les Chinois au Tibet

Bruce Humes, September 18, 2020, 5:14p.m.


Your email will not be published
Raw HTML will be removed
Try using Markdown:
[link text](
End line with two spaces for a single line break.