Zhongming Zhang, male, was born in Qijiang County, Sichuan
Province in June, 1945.
He became famous in October, 1980 when he published one
chapter Misfortune in Life of his long novel
Orphan and Revolutionary in the once-reputed journal of
Huaxi, a literary bimonthly in Guiyang. This
publication attracted much attention from the then literary
critics and was banned due to the then political
sensitivity. Some Hong Kong journals had planned to publish
the novel but later gave up their efforts. The writer later
stopped writing for some time and worked in the business
Accordingly, his works came out in succession in recent
years as a result of the special social development of
The first long novel of the writer’s Women, Bandits and
the Japanese Dog was published in series for only 1000
copies by China Association of Literature. The copies were
sold out but the novel was banned. Nevertheless, the novel
became popular with scholars, translators, critics. Although
its copies were limited and it was not allowed to be
re-printed, it was circulated from person to person. It was
really a wonder!
The writer and his works were reported by a number of media
in China as well as Associated Press and the French News
Agency. The works depict the repressions of the
reactionaries during the special periods after the founding
of the P. R. China. They are supposed to be a mirror of
history and a right candidate for the Nobel Literature Prize
of 2005 and 2006.
The strong concepts of law and democracy drove the writer to
finish writing three long novels, namely, Women, Bandits
and the Japanese Dog, Naked Worshipping—the
Missionary and his Daughter, and Orphan and
Revolutionary (the last novel is awaiting publication).
The three novels praise benevolence and denounce injustice
based on humanity, rights and benefits, and laws. They are
pioneers in terms of themes and would exert great impacts on
writer sincerely hopes to receive support from the
publishers, producers and investors all over the world.