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9000 Days From Now – “The Noodle Maker” – Ma Jian

February 5th, 2012 · No Comments · Love, Marriage, Writing

‘Love is a waste of time,’ the old woman told him. ‘If that writer wants to marry my daughter, he should come and take a look at me first. I’m the image of who she will be nine thousand days from now. When he sees me, his love-sickness will vanish like a puff of smoke.’

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