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Mr. Muo's Travelling Couch by Dai Sijie - Paperback - First Paperback Edition - June 2006 - from Books of the World (SKU: RWARE0000000280)

Mr. Muo's Travelling Couch

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Mr. Muo's Travelling Couch

by Dai Sijie

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1400077141
ISBN 13
9781400077144
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New York: Anchor Books, June 2006. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Near Fine. Text pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Slight edgewear. Tanning to inside covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. v + 287 pages.

A rapturous and uproarious collision of East and West, a novel about the dream of love and the love of dreams. Fresh from 11 years in Paris studying Freud, bookish Mr. Muo returns to China to spread the gospel of psychoanalysis. His secret purpose is to free his college sweetheart from prison. To do so he has to get on the good side of the bloodthirsty Judge Di, and to accomplish that he must provide the judge with a virgin maiden. This may prove difficult in a China that has embraced western sexual mores along with capitalism-especially since Muo, while indisputably a romantic, is no ladies' man.

Synopsis

Dai Sijie is a Chinese-born filmmaker and novelist who has lived and worked in France since 1984. His first novel, Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress, was an overnight sensation; it spent twenty-three weeks on the New York Times best-seller list.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller's Inventory #
RWARE0000000280
Title
Mr. Muo's Travelling Couch
Author
Dai Sijie
Format/binding
Trade Paperback
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Paperback Edition
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
1400077141
ISBN 13
9781400077144
Publisher
Anchor Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
June 2006
Keywords
fiction, comedy, humor, psychoanalysis, romance, sex, China
Bookseller catalogs
China; Fiction; Humor, Comedy, Satire, Funny stuff;
Size
8vo

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