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Zhang xianliang (chinese: 张贤亮 december 1936 – 27 september 2014) was a chinese novelist, essayist, and poet, and former president of the chinese writers association in ningxia he was detained as a political prisoner during the anti- rightist movement in 1957, until his political rehabilitation in 1979 his most well. He was imprisoned for almost twenty years in northwest china, and re emerged in 1979 with semi autobiographical 1981), mimosa (luhuashu, 1984) and half of man is woman (nanren de yiban shi nüren, 1985) and the novels getting used to dying (xiguan siwang, 1989) and nettle soup (wode puti shu, 1989.