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February 2012 ISSUE

A Hundred Ghosts Parade Tonight

Our second piece of audio fiction for February is “A Hundred Ghosts Parade Tonight” written by Xia Jia, translated by Ken Liu and read by Kate Baker.

 
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February 2012 ISSUE

A Hundred Ghosts Parade Tonight

Awakening of Insects, the Third Solar Term:
Ghost Street is long but narrow, like an indigo ribbon. You can cross it in eleven steps, but to walk it from end to end takes a full hour.
At the western end is Lanruo Temple, now fallen into ruin. Inside the temple is a large garden full of fruit [...]