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Lisa Halliday: Asymmetry

When they’d thrown their plastic cups away and pushed politely past the others back to their seats, the pianist returned to her bench and stared at the keys reflected there in the high ebony gloss with what seemed a superhuman concentration. Then she flung up her wrists, flared her nostrils, and the Hammerklavier was sprung […]

Kirjaluotsi Granta, Halliday Lisa, Ulkomainen kaunokirjallisuus, Yhdysvallat 10/02/2020 0 kommenttia 5 min lukuaika Lue lisää
Madeleine Thien: Dogs at the Perimeter

I remember the stories my mother used to tell me, stories that had been handed down by her own grandmother’s grandmother, who had married a merchant and travelled from the villages outside of Battambang. My mother once told me that when a child is born, threads are tied around the infant’s wrists to bind her […]

Kirjaluotsi Granta, Kanada, Thien Madeleine, Ulkomainen kaunokirjallisuus 11/06/2017 0 kommenttia 4 min lukuaika Lue lisää
Madeleine Thien: Do Not Say We Have Nothing

”I assumed,” Ai-ming told me, ”that when Big Mother’s stories finished, life would continue and I would go back to being myself. But it wasn’t true. The stories got longer and longer, and I got smaller and smaller. When I told my grandmother this, she laughed her head off. She said, ’But that’s how the […]

Kirjaluotsi Granta, Kanada, Thien Madeleine, Ulkomainen kaunokirjallisuus 29/05/2017 18 kommenttia 5 min lukuaika Lue lisää

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