Lotus

Lotus

Named one of the best books of 2017 by NPR's Book Concierge

Inspired by the secret life of the author’s grandmother, Lotus follows a young woman torn between past traditions and modern desires—as she carves out a life for herself in China’s “City of Sins”

“Standing outside the Moonflower Massage Parlor with three other girls, Lotus flashed her red smile at every passing man. She leaned against the glass front of the parlor, one leg bent like a crane's.… (more)

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Lotus is undeniably earthy but thankfully spare, letting its characters, and its proverbs, do the talking.


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Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (January 10, 2017)

Collection: Henry Holt and Co.

Language: English


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