By Ha Jin
"Ha Jin's novel may possibly rarely be much less theatrical, but we are instantly engaged via its narrative constitution, by means of its wry humor and via the delicate, startling shifts it produces in our knowing of characters and their situation."--The ny instances publication Review
"Subtle and complex--his most sensible paintings up to now. A relocating meditation at the results of time upon love."--The Washington Post
"A excessive fulfillment indeed."--Ian Buruma, The ny evaluate of Books
"A portrait of chinese language provincial existence that terrifies with its vacancy much more than with its all-pervasive vulgarity. The poet in [Jin] intersperses those human scenes with achingly appealing vignettes of ordinary beauty."--Los Angeles Times
"A easy love tale that transcends cultural barriers--. From the idyllic nation-state to the small cities in northeast China, Jin's depictions are choked with an earthy poetic grace--. Jin's account of way of life in China is convincing and wealthy in detail."--The Chicago Tribune
"Compassionate, earthy, strong, and clever, Waiting blends provocative allegory with all-too-human comedy. the end result touches and divulges, bringing to lifestyles a unique international in its extraordinary intricacy."--Gish Jen, writer of Who's Irish?
"A notable love tale. Ha Jin's knowing of the human middle and the human transcends borders and time. Waiting is an exceptional literary achievement."--Lisa See, writer of On Gold Mountain
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