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“Family Life in Fiction” – Yan Ge in Conversation with Nicky Harman
September 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Nicky Harman will be in conversation with YAN Ge, talking about her novel The Chilli Bean Paste Clan, at China Exchange, 32a Gerrard St, London W1D 6JA, on Thursday 13 September, 18.00-20.00, as part of the 2018 Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival.
This event is FREE but please register with China Exchange using the link below.
About The Chilli Bean Paste Clan: Set in a fictional town in West China, this is the story of the Duan-Xue family, owners of the lucrative chilli bean paste factory, and their formidable matriarch. As Gran’s eightieth birthday approaches, her middle-aged children get together to make preparations. Family secrets are revealed and long-time sibling rivalries flare up with renewed vigour. As Shengqiang struggles unsuccessfully to juggle the demands of his mistress and his wife, the biggest surprises of all come from Gran herself……
SACU is pleased to support this evening event by China Exchange and Asia House.
YAN Ge has written some eleven books and is now the chairperson of China Young Writers’ Association and a contract writer of Sichuan Writers’ Association.
Nicky Harman is a former SACU member and prize-winning literary translator, working from Chinese to English.