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

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

我胆小如鼠 (lit. I'm Timid As A Mouse)

Short story by Yu Hua.

Translations:

Timid As A Mouse

Translated by Allan Barr

Collected in

TitleAuthorsTranslators
Boy in The Twilight Yu Hua Allan Barr