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The Girl Who Played Go (Vintage East)

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In war-torn Manchuria of the s, two lives briefly find peace over a game of go in Shan Sa's third novel, The Girl Who Played Go (translated by Adriana Hunter). The unnamed characters, a Japanese soldier stationed in China and a year-old Manchurian girl, narrate their stories in alternating first-person chapters/5(23).

Go is powerful metaphor for the story told by Shan Sa in her novel, The Girl Who Played Go. The Girl who Played Go is a wonderfully written novel set within the framework of the game of Go. It takes place in a small city in Japanese-occupied Manchuria in /5.

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The Girl who Played Go is a wonderfully written novel set within the framework of the game of Go. It takes place in a small city in Japanese-occupied Manchuria in An unnamed Japanese soldier has been sent with his battalion to seek out the Chinese resistance movement within the region/5(30).

The Girl Who Played Go is a French novel, original published as La Joueuse de Go, by Shan Sa set during the Japanese occupation of tells the story of a year-old Chinese girl who is exceptionally good at the game of Go, and her games with a young Japanese was translated into English in and has been translated into 32 languages in y: France.

The Girl Who Played Go by Shan Sa (Book Analysis) The Girl Who Played Go by Shan Sa (Book Analysis) Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide. THE GIRL WHO PLAYED GO Shan Sa was born in in Beijing. In she left China for France, where she studied in Paris and worked for two years with the painter Balthus.

Her two previous novels were awarded the Prix Goncourt du Premier Roman and the Prix Cazes. This is her first book to be published in the United States. Drawn into a complex triangle with two boys, she distracts herself from the onslaught of adulthood by playing the game of go with strangers in a public square—and yet the force of desire, like the occupation, proves inevitable.

Unbeknownst to the girl who plays go, her most worthy and frequent opponent is a Japanese soldier in disguise. The Girl Who Played Go by Shan Sa is the first English translated work from this author. It is the coming of age story of a sixteen-year-old girl growing up in a rural Manchurian town in the s.

It is the coming of age story of a sixteen-year-old girl growing up in a rural Manchurian town in the s. The Girl Who Played Go by Shan Sa However, I have begun to understand some of the features of the game -– enough to understand why Go is such a powerful metaphor for the story told by Shan Sa in her latest novel, The Girl Who Played Go.

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Shan Sa's The Girl Who Played Go is being made into a film - and despite its formal structure you can see why, says Geraldine Bedell Skip to main content The Guardian - Back to homeAuthor: Geraldine Bedell.

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16, The Girl Who Played Go is a literary novel, originally written in French. I don't usually like it when books are described as "lyrical" since it doesn't really say much and seems to be an all-purpose word to mean "pretty writing," but I found the English translation to be lyrical and.

THE GIRL WHO PLAYED GO Sa Shan, Author, Shan Sa, Author, trans. from the French by Adriana Hunter. Knopf $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book.

The war in China had few happy endings, and The Girl Who Played Go is not privileged to one of them. But the ending maintains the sober beauty of the novel, and the grimness feels earned rather than forced.

This is not a book for airport reading, but it is one of the few stories fit and able to find a. The Girl Who Played Go by Shan Sa, translated by Adriana Hunter pp, Chatto & Windus, £ Shan Sa has an extraordinary CV.

The Girl Who Played Go A Novel A Novel By Shan Sa By Shan Sa By Shan Sa By Shan Sa. The Girl Who Played Go by Shan Sa is deceptively simple book about two people - a Chinese girl in Manchuria who excels at the game of go and a 4/5(12).

The Girl Who Played GoAs the Japanese military invades s Manchuria, a young girl approaches her own sexual coming of age.

Drawn into a complex triangle with two boys, she distracts herself from the onslaught of adulthood by playing the game of go with strangers in a public square--and yet the force of desire, like the occupation, proves inevitable/5(8). At its best, The Girl Who Played Go is the appealingly direct story of a girl's passage to sexual maturity under the shadow of foreign invasion.

The novel is weakened, however, by loose ends in the plot." - Julia Lovell, Times Literary Supplement. The Girl Who Played Go book by Shan Sa Buy a cheap copy of The Girl Who Played Go book by Shan Sa. As the Japanese military invades s Manchuria, a young girl approaches her own sexual coming of age.

Drawn into a complex triangle with two boys, she distracts 5/5(5). Buy The Girl Who Played Go First American Edition by Shan Sa (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(8).

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The book features many of the characters who appeared in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (), among them the title character, Lisbeth Salander, a brilliant computer hacker and social misfit, and Mikael Blomkvist, an investigative journalist and publisher of Millennium magazine.

Widely seen as a critical success, The Girl Who Played with Fire was also (according to The Bookseller magazine Author: Stieg Larsson. In The Girl Who Played Go, Shan Sa has distilled the piercing emotions of adolescence into an engrossing, austerely beautiful story of love, cruelty and loss of.

Get this from a library. The girl who played go. [Sa Shan; Adriana Hunter] -- In the Square of a Thousand Winds, a sixteen-year old Chinese girl beats all-comers at the game of go. One of her opponents is, unknown to her, a young Japanese officer of the occupying power.

Their. The Girl Who Played Go By Shan Sa Chatto & Windus pp, $ According to legend, the game of Go was invented by the Chinese years ago. Owing to player appropriation of Go's finer points.

In Go, every piece is identical: an ivory or ebony stone is played on a square grid by the contestants. Each piece has the power to turn the tide of a war. Go is powerful metaphor for the story told by Shan Sa in her novel, The Girl Who Played Go. The Girl who Played Go is a wonderfully written novel set within the framework of the game of Go.

Alan Cheuse reviews the Girl Who Played Go, by Shan Sa, a novel following a two characters' intersection at the 3,year-old game of Go, played.

-Set in Japanese occupied Manchuria in the s, The Girl Who Played Go is harsher, more shocking than Balzac, a timeless tale of love and war reflected in the age-old game of goIn the Place of a Thousand Winds, snow falls as a sixteen-year-old Chinese girl beats all-comers at the game of go.The Girl Who Played Go Quotes Showing of 29 “Happiness is something you lay siege to, it is a battle like a game of go.

I will take hold of all the pain and snuff it out.”Author: Sa Shan, Adriana Hunter.Stieg Larsson () was a Swedish author who is best known for the Millennium series, a crime fiction series that includes the incredibly popular The Girl with the Dragon his lifetime, he edited periodicals and wrote some non-fiction books in Swedish.