The coffin fell apart.
There was the sound of decayed wood crumbling, and a cloud of smoke surged out, like water vapour from a hot steamer.

Yan Lianke / Carlos Rojas

腹語師的女兒 (lit. The Ventriloquist's Daughter)

Children's book by Man-chiu Lin.

(Sample by Helen Wang available from RightsPeople

Translations:

(as excerpt) The Ventriloquist's Daughter

Translated by Helen Wang

(Sample by Helen Wang available from RightsPeople