"I couldn't put this book down. It makes grim reading…"
I couldn't put this book down. It makes grim reading in parts, but it is beautifully written.
Set in China, 1979, 'The Vagrants' begins with the execution of a 28-year-old counter-revolutionary in her home town. What follows is a fascinating picture of a place where people face a constant struggle to survive during turbulent times.