Author: Stuart Lyons (King's 1962)
In the ten years between his admission to King’s College in 1921 and his death in an air crash, Xu Zhimo transformed Chinese poetry. This book illuminates his life and friendships in Cambridge, and his love of the Backs and surrounding countryside. It contains 24 poems in Xu’s original Chinese with Pinyin transliteration and English verse translations by the winner of the Stephen Spender Prize 2020 for poetry in translation.
Retail price: £29.50.
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