Swimming Back to Trout River


“With lean prose and assured storytelling, this debut novel describes a family fractured by geography, ambition and the ripple effects of China’s tumultuous 20th-century history.”

—NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW 
(NEW AND NOTEWORTHY)


Book cover of Swimming Back to Trout River.

“Looking deeply into the ‘invisible mesh’ that links her characters’ lives, Feng weaves a plot both surprising and inevitable, with not a word to spare.”

—BOOKLIST 
(STARRED REVIEW)

“I felt immersed, taken back to a tumultuous and strange time that was full of inconceivable moments and hidden brightness.”

—WEIKE WANG, author of Chemistry 

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