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

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

桂花蒸 阿小悲秋 (lit. Shame, Amah!)

Short story by Zhang Ailing.


Guihua Zheng A Xiao Beiqiu

Translated by Zhang Ailing

Shame, Amah!

Collected in

Bamboo Shoots After the Rain: Contemporary Stories by Women Writers of Taiwan multiple multiple