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You are eating an orange. You are naked. : a novel / Sheung-King .

Sheung-King, 1994- (author.).

Available copies

  • 8 of 9 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Terrace Public Library.

Current holds

1 current hold with 9 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Terrace Public Library SHE (Text) 35151001116268 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781771666411 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 182 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Toronto : Book*hug Press, 2020.

Content descriptions

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Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
"A young translator travels from his home in Toronto to Hong Kong, Macau, Prague, Tokyo. His unnamed lover comes with him: in restaurants and hotel rooms, they entertain each other with comic and enigmatic folk tales. Yet their verbal play and philosophical questions mask the fragility of their own relationship, which is made still more tenuous by he woman's unexplained disappearances. You Are Eating an Orange. You Are Naked. is an intimate novel of memory and longing that challenges Western tropes and Orientalism. Embracing the playful surrealism of Haruki Murakami and the atmospheric narratives of filmmaker Wong Kar-wai, Sheung-King's debut is at once lyrical and punctuated, and wholly unique, and marks the arrival of a bold new voice in Canadian literature."--Back cover.
Subject: Translators > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Toronto (Ont.) > Fiction.
Topic Heading: Canada Reads 2021 longlist

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