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- DescriptionGesar, the youngest and bravest of the gods, has been sent down to the human world to defeat the demons that plague the lives of ordinary people. Jigmed is a young shepherd, who is visited by dreams of Gesar, of gods and of ancient battles while he sleeps. This book tells of two lives that were inextricably entwined.
- Author BiographyAlai was born in 1959 in Sichuan Province, of Rgyalrong Tibetan descent. As well as critically acclaimed collections of poetry, short stories and essays, he has written a number of novels, including the internationally bestselling Red Poppies: A Novel of Tibet, which was shortlisted for the 2002 Kiriyama Prize. Howard Goldblatt and Sylvia Li-chun Lin are award-winning translators who have rendered the works of many of China's and Taiwan's finest writers into English. They live happily in Boulder, Colorado, USA.
- PublisherCanongate Books Ltd
- Date of Publication07/11/2013
- GenreGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Series TitleMyths
- Series Part/Volume Number6
- Place of PublicationEdinburgh
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCanongate Books Ltd
- Out-of-print date20/08/2015
- Weight522 g
- Width153 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine29 mm
- Translated byHoward Goldblatt,Sylvia Li-Chun Lin
- Edition StatementExport/Airside - Export/Airside/Ireland
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