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“... people commit suicide for only one reason — to escape torment.”
“Many a pair of curious ears had been lured by that well-timed pause.”
“You can't get tender shoots from a rotten bamboo stalk.”
“With her skin deeply tanned by constant exposure to the sun, she had the shriveled appearance of a wind-dried shrimp.”
Li Ang, Taiwanese writer, feminist
Real name: Shih Shu-tuan.