By Lijia Zhang
Inspired via the key lifetime of the author’s grandmother, Lotus follows a tender lady torn among earlier traditions and glossy desires—as she carves out a lifestyles for herself in China’s “City of Sins”
“Standing outdoor the Moonflower therapeutic massage Parlor with 3 different women, Lotus flashed her pink smile at each passing guy. She leaned opposed to the glass entrance of the parlor, one leg bent like a crane's. Luring within the consumers with candy and oily phrases fed on a shocking volume of energy"
Reserved, from time to time defiant, Lotus isn't the same as the opposite streetwalkers. Her amazing eyes glow lower than Shenzhen’s neon lighting fixtures, taking pictures the eye of humorous Eye, kinfolk Treasure, and a slew of alternative hard consumers decided to make Lotus their estate. picking among prosperous, strong, and hazardous males isn't any effortless feat, however it is a shocking supply from Binbing, a soft-spoken and humble photojournalist, that provides the most important problem. Is Lotus prepared to fall in love? Is she able to it?
Inspired by means of the deathbed revelation that the author’s grandmother were offered to a brothel in her youth,Lotus deals compelling perception into China’s bustling underground global and divulges the staggering power present in these faced with most unlikely offerings. Written with compassion and brilliant prose, and filled with characters you won’t quickly omit, Lijia Zhang's Lotus examines what it potential to be someone in a society that praises restraint in and obedience from its women.
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Lotus: A Novel by Lijia Zhang