"What an odd little book, a complete departure from some of the other books I’ve read. Narrated in by a seven-year old diplomat’s child, the book muses on childhood love and obsession, human love of war, and a girl named Elena, all in voice that is..."
Baker & TaylorThe daughter of a diplomat posted to Peking for three years in the mid-1970s discovers the pains and joys of love and life as she becomes infatuated with a childhood companion.Blackwell North Amer"I lived everything during these...
A visionary cast of characters weaves together past and present in an intricate tapestry of tales. The resulting fabric tells the story of the dispossessed and displaced, of peoples whose history is ancient and whose future is unforeseen.