The Black Eel Author:Ai Qing, Yang Xianyi (Translator), Robert C. Friend (Translator) The Black Eel is a long narrative poem written in 1954 by Ai Qing (b. 1910), China's foremost living poet. It tells the story of a young fisherman sailing on a stormy sea. After his boat is wrecked, he finds refuge on an island where he meets a loving girl and a despot. A struggle ensues. Finally the lovers take to the sea in search of a way out... more ».
Illustrated with black and white block prints by Qin Long.« less