New PDF release: A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers

By Xiaolu Guo

ISBN-10: 0307278409

ISBN-13: 9780307278401

ISBN-10: 0385520298

ISBN-13: 9780385520294

From one among our most vital modern chinese language authors: a unique of language and love that tells one younger chinese language woman's tale of her trip to the West—and her makes an attempt to appreciate the language, and the guy, she adores. Zhuang—or “Z,” to tongue-tied foreigners—has come to London to review English, yet reveals herself adrift, trapped in a cycle of cultural gaffes and grammatical mishaps. Then she meets an Englishman who alterations every thing, major her right into a international of self-discovery. She quickly realizes that, within the West, “love” doesn't consistently suggest kind of like in China, and for you to research the entire phrases within the English language and nonetheless now not comprehend your lover. and because the novel progresses with gradually bettering grammar and vocabulary, Z's evolving voice makes her quest for comprehension all of the extra poignant. With glowing wit, Xiaolu Guo has created an totally unique novel approximately id and the cultural divide.

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