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By Lian Xi

ISBN-10: 1541644239

ISBN-13: 9781541644236

The awesome tale of crucial chinese language political dissident of the Mao period, a religious Christian who was once imprisoned, tortured, and accomplished through the regime
Blood Letters tells the staggering story of Lin Zhao, a chinese language poet and journalist arrested by means of the regime in 1960 and accomplished 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 used to be imprisoned. She rooted her dissent in her Christian faith--and expressed it in lengthy, prophetic writings performed in her personal blood, and from time to time on her outfits and on fabric torn from her bedsheets.
Miraculously, Lin Zhao's legal writings survived, notwithstanding they've got just recently come to gentle. Drawing on those works and others from the years earlier than her arrest, in addition to interviews with neighbors, kin, and classmates, Lian Xi paints an indelible portrait of braveness and religion within the face of unrelenting evil.

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