The Years, Months, Days

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A terrible drought hits the population of a small mountain village and they flee to better climes. Incapable of marching for days, one old man and his blind dog stay behind, keeping watch over his single ear of corn. Every day is a victory over death. ‘The Years, Months, Days’ is a universal story, an homage to all that is good in mankind.

ISBN: 9781529115741 Author: Lianke, Yan Publisher: Vintage Publication Date: 14th June 2021 Imprint: Vintage Cover: Paperback Dewey: 895.136 (edition:23) Pages: 128 Language: English Edition: Reprint Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

A terrible drought hits the population of a small mountain village and they flee to better climes. Incapable of marching for days, one old man and his blind dog stay behind, keeping watch over his single ear of corn. Every day is a victory over death.

The Years, Months, Days is a universal story, an homage to all that is good in mankind. A bestseller in China and now available in English for the first time, this is a powerful, moving fable by ‘one of China’s greatest living authors’ (Guardian).

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