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

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

[I Am in the Red Chamber, You are on the Journey to the West] (lit. I Am in the Red Chamber, You are on the Journey to the West)

Novel by Li Zeyue.

Won second prize in the inaugural China Bookworm Literary Award (2015).

A unique satire that starts with the loss of a letter supposedly written by a former Nationalist official promising a great fortune. (source: China Bookworm Press)