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epub ↠ Bullets and Opium ✓ join or create book clubs ✓ [Reading] ➽ Bullets and Opium: Real-Life Stories of China After the Tiananmen Square Massacre By Join or create book clubs – Eyltransferservices.co.uk From the award winning poet dissident and “one of the most original and remarkable Chinese From the award winning poet dissident and “one of the most original and remarkable Chinese writers of our time” Philip Gourevitch comes a raw evocative and unforgettable look at the Tiananmen Suare massacre through the eyes of those who were there  Forthan seven years Liao Yiwu a master of contemporary Chinese literature imprisoned and persecuted as a counterrevolutionary until he fled the country in 2011 secretly interviewed survivors of the devastating 1989 Tiananmen Suare massacre Tortured imprisoned and forced into silence and the margins of Chinese society for 30 years their harrowing stories are now finally revealed in this gripping and masterful work of investigative journalism  PLEASE NOTE When you purchase this title the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio Use of short interviewsprofiles of a range of ordinary people transformed by circumstances is a powerful way to convey what happened at Tienamen Suare It makes you think this could be me or imagining how you might react to what was happening that led up to the events that changed these individuals' lives forever WIsh there were some reviews or press about the author and this book; there should be

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From the award winning poet dissident and “one of the most original and remarkable Chinese writers of our time” Philip Gourevitch comes a raw evocative and unforgettable look at the Tiananmen Suare massacre through the eyes of those who were there  Forthan seven years Liao Yiwu a master of contemporary Chinese literature imprisoned and persecuted as a counterrevolutionary until he fled the country in 2011 secretly interviewed survivors of the devastating 1989 Tiananmen Suare massacre Tortured imprisoned and forced into silence and the margins of Chinese society for 30 years their harrowing stories are now finally revealed in this gripping and masterful work of investigative journalism  PLEASE NOTE When you purchase this title the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio Liao Yiwu uses oral testimonies from those jailed in the aftermath of Tiananmen to create a Rashomon of horrors stories of extreme torture inhumane forced labor shattered futures and constant surveillance Yiwu himself jailed for four years for making art about Tiananmen has an immediate intimacy with his interviewees some of whom he knew in prison Their extremely emotional conversations cover everything from sexual dysfunction after torture to the sheer ability of humans to soldier on in the maws of a gulag One is also struck by the way so many young Chinese students workers and bystanders were swept into the movement for democracy in 1989 often without calculation or premeditation driven by an instinctive understanding of injustice in their society What is even impressive is how so many of these individuals broken by decades of imprisonment still persist in protesting their pitiless regime

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Bullets and Opium Real Life Stories of China After the Tiananmen Square MassacreFrom the award winning poet dissident and “one of the most original and remarkable Chinese writers of our time” Philip Gourevitch comes a raw evocative and unforgettable look at the Tiananmen Suare massacre through the eyes of those who were there  Forthan seven years Liao Yiwu a master of contemporary Chinese literature imprisoned and persecuted as a counterrevolutionary until he fled the country in 2011 secretly interviewed survivors of the devastating 1989 Tiananmen Suare massacre Tortured imprisoned and forced into silence and the margins of Chinese society for 30 years their harrowing stories are now finally revealed in this gripping and masterful work of investigative journalism  PLEASE NOTE When you purchase this title the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio The author credibly recounts stories of the persecuted Chinese citizens who were imprisoned and their lives ruined all because they dared to protest to democracy and freedom The book is a wake up call to all people on this planet to push back against tyranny