The coffin fell apart.
There was the sound of decayed wood crumbling, and a cloud of smoke surged out, like water vapour from a hot steamer.

Yan Lianke / Carlos Rojas

找不到國小三部曲 (lit. The Nowhere Trilogy)

Children's book by Tsen Peng-Wei.

Translations:

(as excerpt) The Nowhere Trilogy

Translated by Helen Wang

Publications

The Nowhere Trilogy (excerpt) (booksfromtaiwan.tw) Books from Taiwan Jan. 2015 Online