The Adventures of Mao on the Long March

The Adventures of Mao on the Long March

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"Almost too good to be true. The Adventures of Mao on the Long March is always solid, meaty and full of ideas. The form is strange and intriguing." -- The New York Times
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Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 132 x 203 x 13mm | 180g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0811216322
  • 9780811216326
  • 958,026

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Caught somewhere between the clear-eyed rhapsodies of James Fenimore Cooper and Mao Tse Tung's own Address to the Yenan Forum on Art and Literature, Tuten's The Adventures of Mao on the Long March is a wildly inventive, triumphant novel of great wit and subversion. Out of a revolutionary montage of literary pastiche, comic strips, political rhetoric, film culture, and pop iconography, Tuten has fashioned a funny, caustic and tender romance.
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Delightful and original--funny and bitter and serious.--Iris Murdoch
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Rating details

72 ratings
3.27 out of 5 stars
5 17% (12)
4 25% (18)
3 35% (25)
2 17% (12)
1 7% (5)
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