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Night, Again: Contemporary Fiction from Vietnam

Author: Đinh Linh


A couple’s scheme to get rich by killing their father backfires, leaving them in charge of a cripple. In heaven, a baby, dead through neglect, tells his playmates: “Life down there is just one long sleep.” A young soldier, saved by a stranger, can never again find her to thank her. A man carries a massive clock.

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Seven Stories Press

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Tập Truyện

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From Publishers Weekly

In the six years since Vietnam’s cultural “renovation” or Doi Moi, readers around the world have finally gotten access to many of the country’s most gifted and prominent authors. Night, Again collects a dozen of these often censored and sometimes imprisoned writers, such as the extraordinary Bao Ninh (The Sorrows of War), whose “A Marker on the Side of the Boat” alone makes this collection worth reading. Other highlights include work by Nguyen Huy Thiep, Duong Thu Huong, and Nguyen Minh Chau, a former colonel in the North Vietnamese Army who died from his exposure to chemical defoliants.

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