“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.

Translations:

The Bell and the Drum Tower

Won the Mao Dun Prize 1985.

Publications

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