"Only a lunatic would think that art is superior to nature": First Edition of Soul Mountain; Signed by Gao Xingjian
New York : Harper Collins 2000
First edition in English of the author’s magnum opus, which led to him winning the Nobel Prize in literature in 2000. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Gao Xingjian on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Translated by Mabel Lee.
Hong Kong : The Chinese University Press 2003
First edition in English of the Nobel Laureate’s play that is based on the legendary Huineng, the sixth patriarch of Zen Buddhism in the Tang Dynasty. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed and dated by Gao Xingjian on the title page. Review copy, with slip laid in, fine in a fine dust jacket. Translated by Gilbert C.F. Fong.
New York : Harper Collins 2002
First American edition of the Nobel Prize winning author’s second novel published in English. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Xingjian on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.