Qiu Miaojin in Paris, where she committed suicide at age 26 in 1995, the year after Notes of a Crocodile was first published. Photo: Evans Chan

Book review: Notes of a Crocodile – Qiu Miaojin’s Taiwan lesbian classic gets a well-timed English translation

As Taiwan legalises gay marriage, this frank telling of a young lesbian’s struggle to understand her place in 1990s Taipei stirs the imagination as much now as when it was first published 23 years ago

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Qiu Miaojin in Paris, where she committed suicide at age 26 in 1995, the year after Notes of a Crocodile was first published. Photo: Evans Chan
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