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

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

浮躁 (lit. Restless)

Novel by Jia Pingwa.



Translated by Howard Goldblatt, January, 1991

This story of the peasant Golden Dog and his navigations through morality and social ideology won the Pegasus Prize for Literature in 1991.


Turbulence Louisiana State University Press Oct. 1991 US
Turbulence Grove Press Jan. 2003 UK