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

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

新疆爷 (lit. Xinjiang grandfather)

Short story by Xue Mo.

Translations:

Old Man Xinjiang

Translated by Nicky Harman, April, 2012

Publications

Old Man Xinjiang (www.theguardian.com) The Guardian April 2012 Online