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Little Gods

On the night of June Fourth a woman gives birth in a Beijing hospital alone Thus begins the unraveling of Su Lan a brilliant physicist who until this moment has successfully erased her past fighting what she calls the mind’s arrow of timeWhen Su Lan dies unexpe As I sit down to write this review I m struggling a bit because I m trying to figure out what my feelings are toward this book Normally when I r

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Ctedly seventeen years later it is her daughter Liya who inherits the silences and contradictions of her life Liya who grew up in America takes her mother’s ashes to China Liya’s memories are joined by those of two others Zhu Wen the woman last to know Su Lan Reading Meng Jin s Little Gods was like trying to remember and to note a dream The whole novel felt dream like to me changing in time and pl An Impolite Seduction (Countess Trilogy years later it is her daughter Liya who inherits the silences and contradictions of her life Liya who grew up in America takes her mother’s ashes to China Liya’s memories are joined by those of two others Zhu Wen the woman last to know Su Lan Reading Meng Jin s Little Gods was like trying to remember and to note a dream The whole novel felt dream like to me changing in time and pl

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Before she left China and Yongzong the father Liya has never known In this way a portrait of Su Lan emerges an ambitious scientist an ambivalent mother and a woman whose relationship to her own past shapes and ultimately unmakes Liya’s own sense of displacemen With rich attentive writing Meng Jin transports us through both time and territory to late 20th century China in a novel about the complexities of l

  • Hardcover
  • 280
  • Little Gods
  • Meng Jin
  • English
  • 01 February 2017
  • 9780062935953

10 thoughts on “Little Gods

  1. says:

    Really strong idea Strong writing Interesting structure At times I struggled to hold everything together Wanted less narrative distance But still this is an excellent novel Well worth your time

  2. says:

    Giving up at 25% I just can’t seem to connect with the distance I’m feeling from these characters

  3. says:

    As I sit down to write this review I’m struggling a bit because I’m trying to figure out what my feelings are toward this book Normally when I read a book I will either gravitate towards one side or another in terms of liking the book or not liking it – interestingly enough this is actually one of those rare instance

  4. says:

    Thank you to NetGalley and HarperCollins Publishers for providing me with an ARC in exchange for an honest reviewI have a lot of complicated feelings about this one which always seems to be the case with three star books Lit

  5. says:

    Reading Meng Jin’s “Little Gods” was like trying to remember and to note a dream The whole novel felt dream like to me changing in time and place “Little Gods” is a story of an impoverished young Chinese girl who breaks o

  6. says:

    Overall I liked this book a lot This is Meng Jin’s debut novel so I hope there is of writing to come in the futureYou can get a synopsis of the book from Goodreadsthe one thing that I liked was her description of certain concepts of physics The passage of time we normally think of as moving one way and she discussed through physics that is not necessarily so She did not use high faluting terms so as to discombobulate the reader who doe

  7. says:

    This was an elegant story about a young woman trying to understand her parents after her mother’s death She returns to China to also try to find her father The author plays a bit with time and perspective but the

  8. says:

    I don't know how to describe Little Gods but I liked it very much Su Lan's story is told by her neighbor friend husband and daughter None of them really has the full picture and even with all of their perspectives she is an enigma This is a puzzling unpredictable novel that pulled me into its orbit It ended leaving me disoriented and uestioning and unexpectedly moved

  9. says:

    With rich at

  10. says:

    Meng Jin’s debut novel Little Gods is such a gorgeously constructed story It’s built on a sturdy frame decorated beautifully but it will have some readers scratching their heads saying but what is it What does it mean And that is to say that it is mysterious clever thought provoking and may leave you with several uestionsSu Lan is a br

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