Sam Meekings is the author of  Under Fishbone Clouds and The Book of Crows. His novels take readers on a magical journey through modern and historical China.


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#5MinuteStories: Rooster

What if the dead could return, for just one night? An old Chinese folktale says this is exactly what happens – but not quite as we might expect.

chinese-17413_1920This week’s #5MinuteStories is about love, loss, and coming home. You can download the podcast or listen below:


Or you can click through the digital story right here:

This is the last one for a while, but look out for more in the future…

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