The General Alley
By Shi Lei  Publisher: Daylight Publishing House
Paper Back
2019-11-01 | ISBN: 978-7-5016-1523-0
Rights Manager: Wang He

The author sets the story in Beijing(Beiping) during WWII, telling a story from the perspective of the boy Dabao. The fiction depicts people from all walks of life in old Beijing with a focus on General Tu, an offspring of a royal soldier, a character with impressive bravery and devotion. Poetic language, contents with childlike fun and rich historical and cultural details are all integrated in this piece of work. It is a positive display of the characteristics and qualities of Chinese people.