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Sheng Keyi was once born in Hunan province in 1973 and lives in Beijing. dying Fugue is her 6th novel, and the second one to be released in English translation, after Northern ladies (2012). it's a courageous paintings of speculative fiction, a move among Cloud Atlas and 1984, scathing in its irony, creative in its use of allegory, and acute in its knowing of the ability of writing. The mind's eye that drives it really is exuberant and unconstrained.

In a wide sq. within the centre of Beiping, the capital of Dayang, an important tower of excrement seems at some point, inflicting unease within the inhabitants, and finally frequent civil unrest. The protest, within which poets play a massive half, is positioned down violently. Haunted by way of the violence, and by means of his failure to help his female friend Qizi, who's one of many protest leaders, Yuan Mengliu provides up poetry in favour of drugs, and the antiseptic surroundings of the working theatre. yet each year he travels looking for Qizi, and on this type of journeys, stuck in a typhoon, he wakes to discover himself in an ideal society known as Swan Valley. during this utopia, as he quickly discovers, impulse and feeling are thoroughly managed, and each element of existence regulated for the great of the state, with bad effects.

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