Title

"War of the bubbles" excerpt = 《泡沫戰爭》摘譯

Document Type

Translation

Source Publication

Books From Taiwan

Publication Date

Winter 12-15-2014

Issue

1

First Page

22

Last Page

47

Publisher

Ministry of Culture, Taiwan

Abstract

Sterk translates the literary fiction "War of the Bubbles" 《泡沫戰爭》, written by Kao Yi-Feng (高翊峰). "War of the Bubbles" is an energetic, fast-paced novel, a poetic fantasy written with passion. It is an exploration of the tensions between the people and those who govern, and the ways in which we are forced to do things we don't want to by the system in which we live. This book questions the essence of the human condition, the pull between our individual desires and the needs of the group, as well as the loss of innocence as we grow to understand the world around us better. This is at once serious satire, and seriously entertaining literature.

Print ISSN

24100781

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Recommended Citation

Kao, Y.-F., & Sterk, D. (Tran.) (2014). "War of the bubbles" excerpt = 《泡沫戰爭》摘譯. Books From Taiwan, (1), 22-47.