A bug’s life told in beautiful prose and pictures.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun. 14, 2013 – ARLINGTON, Va. Red Lantern Press – an Arlington, VA based independent Publishing house specializes in niche imprints – has published “My Life as a Cicada” by M. Eigh.
“My Life as a Ciacada”(http://amzn.to/15ZnnLZ) is dramatized but truthful illustration of a 17-year periodical cicada’s myterious yet dramatic life cycle. People say a picture is worth a thousand word, well, this book as 24 beautiful pictures. That is worth 24,000 words!
This book is produced and written by M. Eigh and illustrated by Bogdan Lucut. It tells the long journey of a cicada nymph trapped underground for seventeen years; the friendly and hostile subterranean creatures he encounters; and last but not least, his triumphant debut in the above-ground world of the sun, the moon and open air to fly in.
It’s suitable for both adult and children. Parents and kids and enjoy a cicada’s life story together.
About M. Eigh
M. Eigh was born in China and, before getting an MBA, he received a BSc from China’s prestigious Tsinghua University, where most modern day Chinese ruling elites obtain their academic pedigree. But the alma mater is about the only thing he has in common with the techno-dictators of today’s China.
In his younger days, M. Eigh was a published poet in Chinese; at the age of fifteen, he won the first-place award in a prefecture-wide youth literature competition.
Other than “My Life as a Cicada,” M. Eigh has a short fiction collection, titled “Bitter Tea and Braided Hair” on sale.(http://amzn.to/136nIdT) His latest Science Fiction thriller, “The Cicada Survival Guide,” is a Amazon hit.(http://amzn.to/19cCeFr)
M. Eigh has al written a non-fiction that makes sense of all things curious in today’s China, entitled “Revolution is a Dinner Party — Rogue Pluralism in China.” (http://amzn.to/Z6TFmR)
Red Lantern Press