Reviews

  • An elegant, dreamlike tale of a woman’s self-realisation in contemporary Beijing. Yu’s writing has an arresting, unadorned lyricism

    Daily Telegraph
  • A seductive, sharply observed tale of love, loss and hope that moves from high-rise Beijing to rural Tibet and the mysterious, magical ‘world of water’

    Fanny Blake, Daily Mail
  • A startlingly original imagination... Braised Pork is a sensitive portrait of alienated young womanhood as it is set free

    Guardian
  • Rich and strange Braised Pork is a debut that gets under your skin

    Anthony Cummins, Observer
  • Braised Pork is mesmerising, incisive and utterly disarming. An Yu writes beautifully about loneliness, the experience of isolation — from others, from one’s own past — and the possibility of human connection, however fragile.

    Rosie Price

We use cookies on this site to enable certain parts of the site to function and to collect information about your use of the site so that we can improve our visitors’ experience.

For more on our cookies and changing your settings click here


Strictly Necessary


Analytics


Preferences & Features


Targeting / Advertising