The Secret Talker

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Price
$23.99  $22.31
Publisher
Harpervia
Publish Date
Pages
160
Dimensions
5.6 X 8.4 X 0.9 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780063004030

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About the Author

严歌苓,女,生于上海,少年从军,二十岁从文。1986年出版第一本长篇小说,同年加入中国作家协会。代表作有:《扶桑》,《人寰》,《白蛇》,《少女小渔》,《第九个寡妇》、《小姨多鹤》、《金陵十三钗》、《穗子物语》《陆犯焉识》等作品。严于1989年出国留学,就读于芝加哥哥伦比亚艺术学院,获文学创作艺术硕士学位。自1990年严陆续在海外发表了近百篇文学作品,曾获得台湾和香港十项文学奖,在国内也获得多项文学奖。根据严的小说改编、并由严参加编剧的电影《少女小渔》、《天浴》、分别获得亚太电影节六项大奖和金马奖七项大奖,根据严的长篇小说《金陵十三钗》、《陆犯焉识》改编、由张艺谋导演执导的影片分别参展于柏林和嘎纳电影节。严的小说被译为21种语言。

Jeremy Tiang is a Singaporean writer, translator, and playwright based in New York City. He has translated more than ten books from Chinese and was recently honored as the London Book Fair's inaugural Translator in Residence.

Reviews

A riveting tale of suspense. . . . Yan's pacing is impeccable as she delicately but inexorably builds toward a thought-provoking finale. Readers of tense literary fiction will find much to like.--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
A suspenseful, intriguing tale of a woman in her psychological crisis.--The Millions
Geling Yan has crafted a slow-burn psychological thriller in The Secret Talker . . . a cat and mouse game that will keep you guessing to the last page.--CrimeReads
[A] masterful tale driven by Yan's brisk pacing and evocative writing and details that pulse with truth. . . . An adventurous and emotionally engaging story, which ultimately unlocks the transformative power of listening and honesty for recovery and redemption from tribulations of the past.--New York Journal of Books