Buying a Fishing Rod for My Grandfather - 1st UK Edition/1st Printing
A most handsome First UK Edition/First Printing in Fine condition in alike dustjacket, SIGNED by author and Nobel Laureate Gao Xingjian directly on the title page;
Six stories which blend the immediacy of the present with the haunting power of memory through fragile moments of love and life. Simplicity and wisdom abound in the lives of characters whose hopes and fears merge past and present. Titles include The Temple; In the Park; Cramp; The Accident; Buying a Fishing Rod For My Grandfather and In an Instant. Translated from the original Chinese by Mabel Lee.