Translated from the Chinese by Fiona Sze-Lorrain.
Zhang Zao (1962– 2010) was a literary critic, translator, and poet. Born in China, he moved to Germany in 1986. A posthumous collection of his poetry, Mirror, was published by Zephyr Press.
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