2 edition of One moonless night... found in the catalog.
One moonless night...
|Statement||written and illustrated by Noëlle Lavaivre; translated by Rex Benedict.|
|LC Classifications||PZ8.3.L35 On|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||46|
|LC Control Number||64021768|
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[Once Upon a Moonless Night] pulls the reader along, as does the language, which is pungent and immediate.
And as for the scroll itself: this is one mystery, one message, that really makes it worth reading until the last lines of a novel to discover.”. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Moonless Night Special Edition by Floriminda Edar Reid at Barnes & Noble.
FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : NOOK Book (Ebook). Anne Watts One Moonless Night. One moonless night, the air was humid and the incessant buzzing of hungry mosquitoes trying to find a way through the tightly tucked mosquito netting made me nervy and irritable.
My toes scraped reassuringly against the canvas boots that lay under the sheet with me. About Once on a Moonless Night. A precious scroll inscribed with a lost Buddhist sutra—once owned by Pu Yi, the last emperor of China—is illicitly sold to an eccentric French linguist, Paul d’Ampere, who is imprisoned as a result.
In jail, he devotes himself to studying its ancient text. Review: Once on a Moonless Night by Dai Sijie, translated by Adriana HunterAS Byatt is swept along by the story of a lost scroll and a lost language.
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The black castle Morpheus that he had built had. once on a moonless night User Review - Kirkus A scroll containing a Buddhist sutra written in an unknown language causes no end of trouble in Sijie's meandering novel (Mr. Muo's Travelling Couch,etc.).3/5(4).
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While one might feel that his novel’s historical references fit almost too well the pre-conceived expectations that his western-educated audience could have of China, his novel succeeds in enchanting the reader and maintaining suspense through to the last page.
Once on a Moonless Night is a remarkable achievement. It is Dai Sijie’s best. ACCLAIM FOR DAI SIJIE’S ONCE ON A MOONLESS NIGHT: “[a] strange and beautiful novel.[Dai] has an outrageously fertile imagination and a fine instinct for absurdist euphonious sounds of the prose (gracefully translated from the French by Adriana Hunter), together with the sensory impressions they unleash, reinforce the book’s message that language can offer.
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