Li Guowen was born in Shanghai, 1930. He was a literary college member at drama school and saw active service in the Korean War, working as a literary editor. In 1957, he was accused of being a ‘rightist’ for writing the novel Re-Election. In 1979, he wrote the novel The Eclipse, which marked his return to the literary world. A prolific writer, since then he has published several novels including Spring in Winter, which placed among the first batch of novels to win the prestiguous Mao Dun Literature Prize, awarded by the China Writers’ Association in its inaugural year of 1982. Former editor of the periodical Novel, he is also a member of the Chinese Writers Association.
Books by this author
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