20 Fragments of a Ravenous Youth

by Xiaolu Guo

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20 Fragments of a Ravenous Youth | 9781784877446 | Xiaolu Guo

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ISBN:9781784877446

Format:Paperback / softback

Published:14/10/2021 by Vintage Publishing

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‘She’s no good, that girl. Much too individualistic’

This is the story of Fenfang who, determined to carve out a life more independent than her provincial roots, gets a job as a film extra in Beijing. But living a modern life is not as easy as it looks in this tumultuous, messy city. Grappling with the narrow world of cinema, an outworn Communist regime, and the city’s far-from-progressive attitudes to women, charismatic Fenfang finds her true freedom in the one place she never expected.

20 Fragments of a Ravenous Youth is a sparkling and wry coming-of-age story about the changing identity of women in contemporary China.

Meet ten of literature’s most iconic heroines, jacketed in bold portraits by female photographers from around the world.

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