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

青铜葵花 (lit. Bronze Sunflower)

Children's book by Cao Wenxuan.

Translations:

Bronze and Sunflower

Translated by Helen Wang, April, 2015

Publications

Bronze and Sunflower Walker Books April 2015 UK