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By Lian Xi

ISBN-10: 1541644239

ISBN-13: 9781541644236

The fantastic tale of crucial chinese language political dissident of the Mao period, a religious Christian who was once imprisoned, tortured, and finished via the regime
Blood Letters tells the unbelievable story of Lin Zhao, a chinese language poet and journalist arrested by means of the regime in 1960 and achieved 8 years later, on the top of the Cultural Revolution. on my own one of the sufferers of Mao's dictatorship, she maintained a obdurate and open competition throughout the years she was once imprisoned. She rooted her dissent in her Christian faith--and expressed it in lengthy, prophetic writings performed in her personal blood, and every now and then on her outfits and on textile torn from her bedsheets.
Miraculously, Lin Zhao's criminal writings survived, notwithstanding they've got just recently come to gentle. Drawing on those works and others from the years ahead of her arrest, in addition to interviews with neighbors, kinfolk, and classmates, Lian Xi paints an indelible portrait of braveness and religion within the face of unrelenting evil.

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