Publisher: Dundurn Press
Xue Yiwei received his BSc in Computer, his MA in Literature, and his PhD in Linguistics. He is an acclaimed author of twenty books in Chinese, including six novels, six collections of short stories, six collections of essays. King Lear and Nineteen Seventy-Nine, his latest novel, was published in 2020. His works have been translated into English, French, German, Italian, Swedish and Mongolia, among them Dr. Bethune’s Children (a novel) and Shenzheners (a collection of short stories) have met with international recognition. He currently lives in Montreal, Canada.