Northern Girlsexplores the inner lives of a generation of
young, rural Chinese women who embark on life-changing journeys in
the search of something better.
Sheng Keyi is the author of several novels and short stories. Northern Girls, the first of her full form works to be published in English, was long-listed for the Man Asian Literary Prize. Death Fugue is her latest novel to be translated into English. She currently resides in Beijing, China.
"With a sense of humor reminiscent of Chinese writer Zhu Wen, and the kind of cruelty seen in author Yu Hua's novel To Live." --Jiang Yuxia, Global Times