Translation

The Han Children of Kürti

Li Juan

Li Juan

There were ten or so Han kids in Kürti, and there was no Chinese school for them, so for a while they all ran loose in the village.

Two-Bit Lives

A Yi

A-Yi

When people chase their ideals into their thirties, forties or fifties they become something ridiculous, like a deranged chicken.

Pipal Tree

Kanagalatha

Kangalatha

It was a tree that didn’t discriminate between race, religion, language or age.

Rawa

Isa Kamari

Isa Kamari

That magical experience of nature happened momentarily but its significance etched itself in their hearts forever.

The Penultimates

Javier Montes

Javier Montes

So often it was the fridge that held the very heart of the mystery, the key to explaining houses and their owners.