The Swooner

By Ma Jian, translated by Flora Drew

A short story from the award-winning Chinese writer Ma Jian, taken from his new collection The Noodle Maker.

A young entrepreneur uses an old pottery kiln to set up a private crematorium and is overwhelmed by demand.

Abridged and produced by Emma Harding.

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By Ma Jian, translated by Flora Drew

A short story from the award-winning Chinese writer Ma Jian, taken from his new collection The Noodle Maker.

A young entrepreneur uses an old pottery kiln to set up a private crematorium and is overwhelmed by demand.

Abridged and produced by Emma Harding.