The Naked Wedding: And Other Short Stories
This short story collection revolves around Shenzhen, one of the most exciting cities in China, and therefore the world. Having grown by fifty times in four decades, Shenzhen encapsulates the nation's economic miracle, and its associated growing pains.
From a tale narrated by an anthropomorphised iPhone reincarnated from a Foxconn worker to one that takes in a broken engagement and the possibility of female infanticide, "The Naked Wedding: And Other Tales from the Overnight City" has a bit of everything. From China's impoverished side, where factory workers are driven to take their own lives, to its prosperous side, where people have gone from the barnyard to the boardroom so fast they have neglected to shed the manners along the way".
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