Main Program | Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai: The Mountains Sing

06 Nov 2020 14:00 - 15:00
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The Mountains Sing tells an enveloping, multigenerational tale of the Trần family, set against the backdrop of the Việt Nam War. Trần Diệu Lan, born in 1920, was forced to flee her family farm. Years later, her granddaughter comes of age as her parents and uncles fight in a war that tears her country and family apart. Listen in as Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai’s shares the trials and triumphs of her widely acclaimed first novel.

The Mountains Sing menceritakan kisah multigenerasi tentang keluarga Trần, dengan latar belakang Perang Việt Nam. Trần Diệu Lan, yang lahir pada 1920, dipaksa untuk meninggalkan pertanian keluarganya. Bertahun-tahun kemudian, cucunya menjadi dewasa ketika orang tua dan pamannya bertempur dalam perang yang menghancurkan negara dan keluarganya. Dengarkan kisah Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai yang akan menceritakan penderitaan dan kemenangannya dari novel pertamanya yang banyak mendapat pujian.


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Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai

Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai has a PhD in Creative Writing from Lancaster University, United Kingdom and is an award-winning author whose work includes poetry, fiction and nonfiction in Vietnamese. Her …

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