The RAS fiction Book Club will restart on the 25th of October! In the first session, we will discuss the collection Strings of Life by the contemporary Chinese writer Shi Tiesheng.From the publishers' description:The book is a collection of the novella Strings of Life and the prose essay In the Temple of Earth, both written by China's contemporary writer Shi Tiesheng. Strings of Life unveils the profound life philosophy and reveals the significance of human survival self-redemption out of plight and fulfilling process aiming at the pointless target. In the Temple of Earth is the writer's eulogy on the mother's love. With the temple of earth as a carrier, the essay expresses a desperate man's seeking of hope, and the remembrance of his mother.Please note: this is a book discussion, not a talk. The author will not be present.Please contact us if you need information on where to buy the book.