Literary Fiction

What distinguishes literary fiction from general fiction is subjective. Generally literary fiction is considered to have some claim to literary merit, being "writerly". These books are concerned with psychological depth and character development as opposed to popular genres concerned mostly with... [more]

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  • Excerpt from "The Lover"
    Set against the backdrop of French colonial Vietnam, The Lover reveals the intimacies and intricacies of a clandestine romance between a pubescent girl from a financially strapped French family and an older, wealthy Chinese man. In 1929, a 15 year old nameless girl is trav ...
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