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

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

雨把烟打湿了 (lit. The Rain Dampens the Smoke)

Short story by Xu Yigua.

Translations:

The Rain Dampens the Smoke

Publications

The Great Mosque and More Stories of Life in the City Foreign Languages Press Oct. 2008 Mainland China