Kaori Lai: Chronicler of Taiwan's Epochs
 – Taiwan

Kaori Lai's writings span across various eras – from her contemporaries and the Japanese colonial period to the era of White Terror – providing a panoramic view of Taiwan's complex history. Lai is dedicated to depicting the ordinary people who have witnessed history, focusing on real lives rather than glorifying heroes. She delves into the mists of time, documenting the nuanced experiences of those caught in the sweep of historical events, reflecting a deep desire for peace and calmness. Kaori Lai invites readers to explore the depths of Taiwan’s historical narrative, offering a unique perspective on the resilience and quiet despair of its people in the face of adversity.