The Uninvited

Geling Yan
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ISBN 9780571220533 Format Paperback
Published 06/09/2007 Length 288 pages

About Book

Dan is an unemployed factory worker who learns to sneak into state-sponsored banquets so he can eat exquisite gourmet meals free of charge.

But the secrets Dan overhears at these events eventually lead him down a twisted, intrigue-laden path. When he becomes privy to a scandal that runs from the depths of society up to its highest rungs, Dan must find a way to lay bare the corruption - without revealing the dangerous truth about himself. A thrilling rollercoaster ride through the new world of boomtown China.

  • About Geling Yan

    Born in Shanghai to a writer and an actress, Geling Yan began writing in the late 1970s as a war correspondent covering the Sino-Vietnamese border conflicts. Her first novel was published in China in 1985. In 1989, following the massacre at Tiananmen Square, she left China for the United States. Since then, two of her works have been made into films and a collection of her short fiction was translated into English. She has won many awards, both in China and the USA. She now lives in San Francisco.$$$

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