Books by Dai Sijie

MR. MUO’S TRAVELLING COUCH by Dai Sijie
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 13, 2005

"Nevertheless, it will very probably be another reading group sensation."
An unlikely hero resists injustice while introducing the interpretation of dreams to China, in this fey successor to Sijie's hugely successful Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (2001). Read full book review >
BALZAC AND THE LITTLE CHINESE SEAMSTRESS by Dai Sijie
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 17, 2001

"Literate and moderately engaging, but unlikely to enjoy the same runaway success that greeted it in La Belle France."
A curious debut novel by a Chinese expatriate filmmaker, first published to widespread acclaim in 1998 France, dramatizes the restrictions placed on the minds and imaginations of Chairman Mao's followers. Read full book review >