A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers


A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers | 9780099501473 | Xiaolu Guo

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Format:Paperback / softback

Published:03/01/2008 by Vintage Publishing


Shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction

Twenty-three-year-old Zhuang (or Z as she calls herself – Westerners cannot pronounce her name) arrives in London to spend a year learning English. Struggling to find her way in the city, and through the puzzles of tense, verb and adverb; she falls for an older Englishman and begins to realise that the landscape of love is an even trickier terrain…

Xiaolu Guo was named as one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists

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