曲终人在 (lit. The Man at the End of the Music)

Novel by Zhou Daxin.

Zhou Daxin’s fictional biography follows the life of a man who grew up in poverty in China’s Mao era and then rose through the ranks of government during the country’s period of reform and opening up. It’s a tale of love, leadership, betrayal, corruption, lust, greed and the nature of power amid the rise of the 21st century’s new superpower.

Translations:

After the Finale

Translated by Wu Jiamei

Zhou Daxin’s fictional biography follows the life of a man who grew up in poverty in China’s Mao era and then rose through the ranks of government during the country’s period of reform and opening up. It’s a tale of love, leadership, betrayal, corruption, lust, greed and the nature of power amid the rise of the 21st century’s new superpower.