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Issue Details: First known date: 1999... 1999 Yige Ren de Sheng Jing
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'One Man's Bible is a fictionalized account of Gao Xingjian's life under the Chinese Communist regime. Daily life is riddled with paranoia and fear, and government propaganda turns citizens against one another. It is a place where a single sentence spoken ten years earlier can make one an enemy of the state.

But One Man's Bible is also a profound meditation on the essence of writing, on exile, on the effects of political oppression on the human spirit, and on how the human spirit can triumph.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Language: Chinese
Alternative title: One Man's Bible
Language: English
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Harper Perennial , 2004 .
      image of person or book cover 2501013309502745590.jpg
      Extent: 535p.
      Edition info: 2nd ed.
      • At end of book (pp1-16) details of the author and the translator, as well as the Nobel Prize for Literature acceptance speech.
      ISBN: 0732275768


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