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

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

钟鼓楼 (lit. The Bell and the Drum Tower)

Short story by Liu Xinwu.


The Bell and the Drum Tower

Won the Mao Dun Prize 1985.


Themes in Contemporary Chinese Literature New World Press Dec. 1993 Mainland China