Friday, January 13, 2017

The Monkey King Sleeps, by Su-Yee Lin

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(Mainstream) Young Kai takes a German couple up one of the Karsts near Guilin, China, to explore one of the caves. (2,471 words; Time: 08m)

Rating: Not Rated No Speculative Element

"," by (edited by Niall Harrison), appeared in issue 01/02/17, published on .

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It’s a sad story of how a reckless young man fell to his death, and it has lots of interesting details, but other than the symbolism, there’s nothing speculative about it at all.

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1 comment (may contain spoilers):

  1. Very atmospheric. The Monkey King appears to be this Chinese character: