"Something undeniably true"
April 24, 2020 12:19 AM   Subscribe

Betraying my hometown. The great Chinese author Yan Lianke reflects on a changing relationship with home. From his memoir Three Brothers, translated by Carlos Rojas and excerpted in the Paris Review.
posted by tavegyl (3 comments total) 17 users marked this as a favorite
That was beautiful, thank you for sharing.

This line leapt out at me: Some might say that a home to which one cannot return is the only true hometown.
posted by smoke at 4:41 AM on April 24, 2020 [2 favorites]

Just wow.
posted by y2karl at 9:44 AM on April 24, 2020

So beautifully written!
posted by estherbester at 2:43 PM on April 24, 2020

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