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

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

屋顶上的脚步 (lit. Footsteps on the Roof)

Short story by Chen Cun.

Translations:

Footsteps on the Roof

Translated by Hu Ying

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