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

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

Waiting (lit. )

Novel by Ha Jin.

Ha Jin's second novel is the story of Lin Kong, who is in love with Manna but cannot marry her without his wife, Shuyu, consenting to a divorce. Waiting is a love story first, but the politics of the times are constantly present in the background.