Madeleine Thien
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Madeleine Thien

Madeleine Thien is the author of two books of fiction, Simple Recipes, a collection of stories, and Certainty, a novel. Her fiction and essays have appeared in Granta, The Walrus, Five Dials, Brick, and the Asia Literary Review, and her work has been translated into more than sixteen language. In 2010, she received the Ovid Festival Prize, awarded each year to an international writer of promise. She lives in Montreal.

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    • Do Not Say We Have Nothing

    • By: Madeleine Thien
    • Narrated by: Angela Lin
    • Length: 20 hrs and 11 mins
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    Thien takes us inside an extended family in China, showing us the lives of two successive generations - those who lived through Mao's Cultural Revolution in the mid-20th century....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Devastating and complex

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-13-17

    Regular price: $38.49

    • Dogs at the Perimeter

    • By: Madeleine Thien
    • Narrated by: Michi Barall
    • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
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    One starless night, Janie's childhood was swept away by the terrors of the Khmer Rouge....

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Certainty

    • By: Madeleine Thien
    • Narrated by: Laara Sadiq
    • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
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    Certainty follows Gail Lim, a producer of radio documentaries in Vancouver, as she works to uncover the history of her parents' relationship and struggles to come to terms with the events that brought them together....

    Regular price: $23.80

    • Simple Recipes

    • By: Madeleine Thien
    • Narrated by: Madeleine Thien
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
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    Longing, familiarity, and hope suffuse these stories as they mine the charged territory of relationships - subtly weaving in conflicts between generations and cultures....

    Regular price: $22.40

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