Ma Jian

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China, Writer
August 18, 1953

Ma Jian (born 18 August 1953) is a Chinese-born British writer. Ma was born in Qingdao, Shandong Province of east China, on 18 August 1953. As a child, he was the pupil of a painter who had been persecuted as a Rightist. After his school education was cut short by the Cultural Revolution, he studied by himself, copying out a Chinese dictionary word by word.

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